Jewry

Jewry

[joo-ree]
noun, plural Jewries.
1.
the Jewish people collectively.
2.
a district inhabited mainly by Jews; ghetto.
3.
Archaic. Judea.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English jewerie < Anglo-French juerie (Old French juierie), equivalent to ju Jew + -erie -ery

Jewry, jury, jewelry.
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Jewry (ˈdʒʊərɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  a.  Jews collectively
 b.  the Jewish religion or culture
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

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