Meaning of Ashkenazim

Ash•ke•naz•im

Pronunciation: (äsh"ku-nä'zim), [key]
— sing. -naz•i
  1. Jews of central and eastern Europe, or their descendants, distinguished from the Sephardim chiefly by their liturgy, religious customs, and pronunciation of Hebrew.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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