noun (plural Jewries)
- 1Jews collectively.More example sentences
- Moreover, the nation-states of the Enlightenment were considered more insidiously dangerous to Jewry than the nation-states of reaction.
- His aim was for the nation of Eastern European Jewry to survive and continue.
- Grenada and Cordoba were home to the Golden Age of Spanish Jewry under Muslim rule.
- 2 • historical A Jewish quarter in a town or city.More example sentences
- Here is one eyewitness account of an attack on the Jewry of Mainz in May of 1096.
- In the fifteenth century, urban Jewries continued to exist, and saw, during the reign of King René, a last period of relative tolerance.
Middle English: from Old French juierie, from juiu (see Jew).
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