Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of Ashkenazim.

Etymologies

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Identical with Ashkenazim, but spelt closer to the Hebrew transliteration of אַשְׁכֲּנָזִים (ashkanazím).

Examples

  • The pogrom was the work of religious fundamentalists from the West Bank settler movement, predominantly European-descended Jews, or Ashkanazim, including many ideologically motivated recent immigrants from North America.

    Annie's letters

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