eretz yisrael

Eretz Israel

the land of Israel.
Also, Eretz Yisrael [Sephardic Hebrew er-ets-yis rah-el; Ashkenazic Hebrew er-its-yis-roil] .

< Hebrew ereṣ yiśrāʾēl Unabridged
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Eretz Yisrael or Hebrew Eretz Israel (ˈɛrets jisˈrɑeɪl, Yiddish ˈɛrets jisrɑˈeɪl, ˈɛrets jisˈrɑeɪl, Yiddish ˈɛrets jisrɑˈeɪl)
1.  the Holy Land; Israel
2.  the concept, favoured by some extreme Zionists, of a Jewish state the territory of which matched the largest expanse of biblical Israel
[literally: Land of Israel]
Eretz Israel or Hebrew Eretz Israel
[literally: Land of Israel]

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