Jewry



[joo-ree] /ˈdʒu ri/

noun, plural Jewries.
1.
the Jewish people collectively.
2.
a district inhabited mainly by Jews; ghetto.
3.
Archaic. .
/ˈdʒʊərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.

2.
(archaic) (sometimes found in street names in England) a quarter of a town inhabited by Jews
3.
the Jewry, (in some anti-semitic literature) the Jews conceived of as an organized force seeking world domination
4.
(archaic) the land of Judaea
n.

c.1200, Jeuerie “ghetto, the Jewish district in a town,” from Anglo-French Juerie, Old French Juierie (13c.; Modern French Juiverie); see Jew + -ery. Early 14c. as “Jews collectively;” mid-14c. as “the land of the Jews, Judea.”

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