noun lands·man·shaft \ˈläntsmənˌshäft\

Definition of landsmanshaft



  1. :  a Jewish association of landsleit organized especially for social and philanthropic purposes

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Origin and Etymology of landsmanshaft

Yiddish, from German landsmannschaft association of compatriots, from landsmann compatriot (from Middle High German lantsman) + -schaft (from Old High German scaf- ship)

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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