Eretz Israel

[er-its]
Also Er·etz Yis·ra·el [Sephardic Hebrew er-ets-yis rah-el; Ashkenazic Hebrew er-its-yis-roil] /Sephardic Hebrew ˈɛr ɛts yɪs rɑˈɛl; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈɛr ɪts yɪsˈrɔɪl/.

Origin of Eretz Israel

From the Hebrew word ereṣ yiśrāʾēl
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British Dictionary definitions for eretz yisrael

Eretz Yisrael

Eretz Israel

noun Judaism
  1. the Holy Land; Israel
  2. the concept, favoured by some extreme Zionists, of a Jewish state the territory of which matched the largest expanse of biblical Israel

Word Origin for Eretz Yisrael

literally: Land of Israel
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