Definition of Sephardi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//seˈfɑːdi//
; NAmE NAmE//seˈfɑːrdi//
(pl. Sephardim) Religious people, Types of belief
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a Jew whose ancestors came from Spain or N Africa compare Ashkenazi See related entries: Religious people, Types of belief Word Originmodern Hebrew, from sěp̄ārad̲, a country mentioned in the Bible (Obad. 20) and taken to be Spain.
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