Nasi

[nah-see]
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noun Jewish History.

the head or president of the Sanhedrin.

Origin of Nasi

From the Hebrew word nāsī chief

Näsi

[nas-ee]

noun

Lake, a lake in SW Finland: city of Tampere located on its S shore. 20 miles (32 km) long; 2–8 miles (3.2–12.9 km) wide.
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Contemporary Examples of nasi

  • Nasi recalls once arriving early at the office to hear Bernie, who must have assumed they were alone, screaming at his brother.

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    The Making of Madoff

    Jerry Oppenheimer

    August 1, 2009

  • Unlike Nasi, who later went to college, most staff were barely educated bridge-and-tunnel types.

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    The Making of Madoff

    Jerry Oppenheimer

    August 1, 2009

Historical Examples of nasi