plural noun, singular Se·phar·di [suh-fahr-dee, suh-fahr-dee] /səˈfɑr di, sə fɑrˈdi/.
Origin of Sephardim
Examples from the Web for sephardic
Her words were warmly received by the Speaker of the Knesset, a politician from Shas, the Sephardic ultra-Orthodox party.Religion And State In Ruth Calderon's Knesset Speech|Zachary Braiterman|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The decisive faction here might be the Shas party, which represents the large Sephardic population.Israel’s Religious Zionist Vs. Ultra-Orthodox Rift|Rabbi Daniel Landes|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His daughter was to be married under the Sephardic canopy, and no jot of synagogual honour was to be bated the bridegroom.The King of Schnorrers|Israel Zangwill
Ten congregations at least were soon formed here, the most of Sephardic origin.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)|Heinrich Graetz
Word Origin and History for sephardic
plural of Sephardi "a Spanish or Portuguese Jew" (1851), from Modern Hebrew Sepharaddim "Spaniards, Jews of Spain," from Sepharad, name of a country mentioned only in Obad. v:20, probably meaning "Asia Minor" or a part of it (Lydia, Phrygia), but identified by the rabbis after the Jonathan Targum as "Spain." Related: Sephardic.