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Eretz Yisrael

Eretz Israel

/ Hebrew (ˈɛrets jisˈrɑeɪl, Yiddish ˈɛrets jisrɑˈeɪl) /
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noun Judaism

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

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literally: Land of Israel

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