Jewry

noun
Jew·​ry | \ ˈjü-rē How to pronounce Jewry (audio) , ˈju̇r-ē How to pronounce Jewry (audio) \

Definition of Jewry

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

First Known Use of Jewry

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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3 Sep 2020

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“Jewry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jewry. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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Jewry

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of Jewry

formal : Jewish people as a group

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