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Meaning of HEBRAISM

Pronunciation:  'heebrey`izum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  Jews who practice a religion based on the Old Testament and the Talmud
 

HEBRAISM is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: Jewish religion, Judaism
 
 See Also: Conservative Judaism, faith, Jewish Orthodoxy, Jewry, Orthodox Judaism, Reform Judaism, religion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\He"bra*ism\, n. [Cf. F. h['e]bra["i]sme.]
1. A Hebrew idiom or custom; a peculiar expression or manner
   of speaking in the Hebrew language. --Addison.

2. The type of character of the Hebrews.

         The governing idea of Hebraism is strictness of
         conscience.                           --M. Arnold.

 

 

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