For the following, compare Kayserling, Sephardim, p. 250 ff.
The Sephardim all wear the dignified and beautiful Oriental costume.
The Sephardim (Jews who have lived here for years) eat their meals in the courtyard.
All the Sephardim I visit have black pages—much grander than Wilkinson—and they tremble at my nod.
The lips are full and sensual, offering an especial contrast to the thin lips of the Sephardim.
Weisbach gives us the best description of the Sephardim Jew as to-day found at Constantinople.
plural of Sephardi "a Spanish or Portuguese Jew" (1851), from Modern Hebrew Sepharaddim "Spaniards, Jews of Spain," from Sepharad, name of a country mentioned only in Obad. v:20, probably meaning "Asia Minor" or a part of it (Lydia, Phrygia), but identified by the rabbis after the Jonathan Targum as "Spain." Related: Sephardic.