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Israeli

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adjective Is·rae·li \iz-ˈrā-lē also ˌiz-rə-ˈā-lē\

Definition of Israeli

  1. :  of or relating to the people or the republic of Israel

Origin and Etymology of israeli

Modern Hebrew yiśrĕ'ēlī, from Hebrew, Israelite, noun & adjective, from Yiśrā'ēl


First Known Use: 1948


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Israeli

noun Is·rae·li

Definition of Israeli

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Israelis

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Israeli

  1. :  a native or inhabitant of the republic of Israel

1948

First Known Use of israeli

1948


ISRAELI Defined for English Language Learners

Israeli

noun

Definition of Israeli for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in modern Israel



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