Sephardi

noun Se·phar·di \ sə-ˈfär-dē \

Definition of Sephardi

plural Sephardim play \sə-ˈfär-dəm\
: a member of the occidental branch of European Jews settling in Spain and Portugal and later in the Balkans, the Levant, England, the Netherlands, and the Americas; also : one of their descendants — compare ashkenazi

Sephardic

play \sə-ˈfär-dik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of sephardi

Late Hebrew sĕphāradhī, from sĕphāradh Spain, from Hebrew, region where Jews were once exiled (Obadiah 1:20)


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