Ashkenazim
Ashkenazim (pl.) "central and northern European Jews" (as opposed to Sephardim, Jews of Spain and Portugal), 1839, from Heb. Ashkenazzim, pl. of Ashkenaz, eldest son of Gomer (Gen. x:3), also the name of a people mentioned in Jer. li:27 (perhaps akin to Gk. skythoi "Scythians," Cf. Akkad. ishkuzai); identified historically with various people; in Middle Ages, with the Germans.

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