Meaning of yeshiva

ye•shi•va

Pronunciation: (yu-shē'vu), [key]
— n.
  1. an Orthodox Jewish school for the religious and secular education of children of elementary school age.
  2. an Orthodox Jewish school of higher instruction in Jewish learning, chiefly for students preparing to enter the rabbinate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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