- m pl the Hebrews
Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.
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Hebrew — /hee brooh/, n. 1. a member of the Semitic peoples inhabiting ancient Palestine and claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; an Israelite. 2. a Semitic language of the Afroasiatic family, the language of the ancient Hebrews, which,… … Universalium
Hebrew — He•brew [[t]ˈhi bru[/t]] n. 1) peo a member of any of a group of Semitic peoples who inhabited ancient Palestine and claimed descent from the Biblical patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob 2) peo the Semitic language of the ancient Hebrews,… … From formal English to slang