Anglo–Israelism

noun

Definition of Anglo–Israelism

  1. :  the theory that the Anglo-Saxon peoples are descendants of the 10 lost tribes of Israel

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Origin and Etymology of anglo–israelism

Anglo- + Israel + English -ism


First Known Use: 1869


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