landsmanshaft

[ lahnts-muhn-shahft ]
/ ˈlɑnts mənˌʃɑft /

noun, plural lands·man·shaf·ten [lahnts-muhn-shahf-tuhn]. /ˈlɑnts mənˌʃɑf tən/. Yiddish.

a fraternal organization made up of immigrants from the same region.

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