ma'abara

noun
ma'a·​ba·​ra | \ ¦mäbə¦rä \
plural ma'abarot or ma'abaroth\ -​rōt(h) , -​ōs \

Definition of ma'abara

: a transitional settlement or village for immigrants in Israel

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History and Etymology for ma'abara

New Hebrew maʽbārāh, from Hebrew, crossing, ferry

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“Ma'abara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ma%27abara. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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