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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. Jews collectively

Etymologies

From Anglo-Norman juerie. (Wiktionary)

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