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



BrE BrE//ˈdʒuːdeɪɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒuːdəɪzəm//
[uncountable] Types of belief
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the religion of the Jewish people, based mainly on the first five books of the Bible and the Talmud See related entries: Types of belief Word Originfrom late Latin Judaismus, from Greek Ioudaïsmos, from Ioudaios, via Aramaic from Hebrew yěhūd̲ī, from yěhūd̲āh ‘Judah’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Judaism