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.
    • Many Israelis may well be Jews, but a boycott of Israeli products is not a boycott against Jews.

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