Definition of Israeli in English:


Line breaks: Is|raeli
Pronunciation: /ɪzˈreɪli


Relating to the modern country of Israel.
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  • So it could happen in London too, since one can be critical of Israeli policy and still support its right to exist.
  • Many of the houses I visited were riddled with bullets or had lost their roofs after Israeli attacks.
  • That will allow the number of illegal Israeli settlements in occupied territory to be increased.

noun (plural Israelis)

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A native or inhabitant of Israel, or a person of Israeli descent.
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  • National identity for Israelis is to a large extent bound up with their identity as Jews.
  • Native born Israelis are called Sabras, named for a cactus fruit gown in the desert.
  • What Sadat and Begin proved in the 70s is that peace is possible between Arabs and Israelis.

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