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yeshiva

noun ye·shi·va \yə-ˈshē-və\

: a Jewish school for religious instruction

plural yeshivas or ye·shi·vot \-ˌshē-ˈvōt, -ˈvōth\

Full Definition of YESHIVA

1
:  a school for talmudic study
2
:  an Orthodox Jewish rabbinical seminary
3
:  a Jewish day school providing secular and religious instruction

Variants of YESHIVA

ye·shi·va also ye·shi·vah \yə-ˈshē-və\

Origin of YESHIVA

Late Hebrew yĕshībhāh
First Known Use: 1760

Rhymes with YESHIVA

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