Definition of Sanhedrin in English:


Line breaks: San¦hed|rin
Pronunciation: /ˈsanɪdrɪn
, sanˈhiːdrɪn
, sanˈhɛdrɪn
(also Sanhedrim /-rɪm/)
The highest court of justice and the supreme council in ancient Jerusalem.


from late Hebrew sanhedrīn, from Greek sunedrion 'council', from sun- 'with'+ hedra 'seat'.

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