landsleit


landsleit
landsleit [länts′līt΄]
pl.n.
sing. landsman [länts′mən]Yiddish
fellow Jews; sometimes, specif., those from the same town or village in Europe as oneself

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lands·leit (läntsʹlīt') n.
Plural of landsman2.
  [Yiddish landslayt, from Middle High German lantsliute, natives, compatriots : lant, land; see landsman2 + liute, pl. of liut, person, people (from Old High German. See leudh-.]

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