a city in SW Israel, on the Mediterranean Sea.
an ancient city and modern archeological site N of Gaza.
a son of Gomer and grandson of Japheth. Gen 10:1–3; I Chron. 1:6. an ancient kingdom in eastern Armenia. one of the three sons of Gomer (Gen. 10:3), and founder of one of the tribes of the Japhetic race. They are mentioned in connection with Minni and Ararat, and hence their original seat must have […]
Jews of central and eastern Europe, or their descendants, distinguished from the Sephardim chiefly by their liturgy, religious customs, and pronunciation of Hebrew. noun (pl) -zim (-zɪm) (modifier) of or relating to the Jews of Germany and E Europe a Jew of German or E European descent the pronunciation of Hebrew used by these Jews […]
Jews of central and eastern Europe, or their descendants, distinguished from the Sephardim chiefly by their liturgy, religious customs, and pronunciation of Hebrew. n. (plural) “central and northern European Jews” (as opposed to Sephardim, Jews of Spain and Portugal), 1839, from Hebrew Ashkenazzim, plural of Ashkenaz, eldest son of Gomer (Gen. x:3), also the name […]
Vladimir (Davidovich) [duh-vee-duh-vich] /dəˈvi də vɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), born 1937, Russian pianist in western Europe since 1963. noun Vladimir. born 1937, Soviet-born Icelandic pianist and conductor