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or Ga·lut, ga·lut

[Sephardic Hebrew gah-loot; Ashkenazic Hebrew, gaw-luh s]
noun (sometimes lowercase) Hebrew.
  1. the forced exile of Jews, especially from countries where they were most persecuted.
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Origin of Galuth

gālūth literally, exile
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  • Galuth was a word freighted with emotional meaning to our fathers.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History

    Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris