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hebraism


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hebraism  \He"bra*ism\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  h['e]bra["i]sme.] 
  1.  A  Hebrew  idiom  or  custom;  a  peculiar  expression  or  manner 
  of  speaking  in  the  Hebrew  language.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  The  type  of  character  of  the  Hebrews. 
 
  The  governing  idea  of  Hebraism  is  strictness  of 
  conscience.  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hebraism 
  n  :  Jews  who  practice  a  religion  based  on  the  Old  Testament  and 
  the  Talmud  [syn:  {Judaism},  {Hebraism},  {Jewish  religion}] 




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