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Maimonides

[ mahy-mon-i-deez ]

noun

  1. Moses ben MaimonRaMBaM, 1135–1204, Jewish scholastic philosopher and rabbi, born in Spain: one of the major theologians of Judaism.


Maimonides

/ maɪˈmɒnɪˌdiːz /

noun

  1. Maimonides11351204MJewishSpanishPHILOSOPHY: philosopherMEDICINE: physicianLAW: jurist also called Rabbi Moses ben Maimon. 1135–1204, Jewish philosopher, physician, and jurist, born in Spain. He codified Jewish law in Mishneh Torah (1180)


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Derived Forms

  • Maiˌmoniˈdean, adjectivenoun

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Example Sentences

The resulting paper, awaiting publication by the AAP’s journal, says that 295 children tested positive for RSV at Maimonides from March through early May, with a median age of 6 months.

She had enrolled at Maimonides University in North Miami Beach in order to work towards a degree in clinical sexology.

Most well-known among them was the Maimonides Synagogue, which was flooded after the 1992 earthquake and reopened in 2010.

And it is not his writings on Maimonides that the hip religious youth are reading.

They owned books by an English scholar, Henry Ainsworth, who used the Jewish philosopher Maimonides to show that this was so.

Maimonides fled from Spain to Cairo, in Egypt, from fanaticism and persecution.

Maimonides died at the age of seventy years, and his remains were interred at Cairo, Egypt.

The monarch considered Maimonides so much superior to the others that he made for him a special position.

Maimonides simplified the Talmudical rules and traditions, making them clear to the comprehension of all.

The king was grieved and surprised, and Maimonides, struck dumb with amazement, was unable to say a word.

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