Definition of Aliyah in English :

Define Aliyah in English

Aliyah meaning in English

Meaning of Aliyah in English

Pronunciation of Aliyah in English

Aliyah pronunciation in English

Pronounce Aliyah in English


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1. aliyah

(Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah

Example Sentences:
'he was called on for an aliyah'

2. aliyah

(Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel

Example Sentences:
'students making aliyah'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun Judaism
1. (aliˈja) plural -yoth (-ˈjɒt)
immigration to the Holy Land
2. (əˈliːə)
the honour of being called to read from the Torah

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immigration by Jews to Israel

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n. pl. a·li·yahs also a·li·yot lē-ōt) or A·li·yahs also A·li·yot
1. Immigration by Jews into Israel or into Palestine before the founding of the state of Israel: The young couple made aliyah.
2. Any of the historical waves of such immigration.

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