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gematria

[ guh-mey-tree-uh ]
/ gəˈmeɪ tri ə /
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noun
a cabbalistic system of interpretation of the Scriptures by substituting for a particular word another word whose letters give the same numerical sum.
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Origin of gematria

1685–95; <Hebrew gēmaṭriyā<Greek geōmetríageometry
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