Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Jewish people.
  • noun A section of a medieval city inhabited by Jews; a ghetto.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The land of the Jews; Judæa.
  • noun A part of a city inhabited by Jews (whence the name of a street in London).
  • noun The Jewish people.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Judea; also, a district inhabited by Jews; a Jews' quarter.
  • noun Jewish people, collectively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun Jews collectively

Etymologies

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From Anglo-Norman juerie.

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