Jewry

noun

1
: the Jewish people
2
plural Jewries : a community of Jews

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Jewry was in the 13th century

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“Jewry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jewry. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

Jewry

noun
Jew·​ry ˈju̇(ə)r-ē How to pronounce Jewry (audio)
ˈjü-rē
1
plural Jewries : a district in which Jews lived : ghetto
2
: the Jewish people
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