- one of a group of Jewish scholars, active in the rabbinical academies of Palestine and Babylonia from the 3rd to the 6th centuries a.d., whose commentaries on and interpretations of the Mishnah comprise the Palestinian and Babylonian Gemaras.
Origin of amora
From the Hebrew word āmōrā' interpreter
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Examples from the Web for amora
Arch Brookhouse and his brother, Louis, had both been students at Amora.
Mr. Larkins manifested a desire to know the name of my Amora acquaintance, and was promptly enlightened.
He was said to live somewhere between Amora and Sharon, perhaps here I could learn the precise location of his abiding place.
Very little could be learned concerning Amy Holmes, previous to her coming to Amora.
Then, with a condescending smile as he drew on his right glove, "Know anybody at Amora?"