Sanhedrim

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sanhedrin \San"he*drin\, Sanhedrim \San"he*drim\, noun [Heb. sanhedr[imac]n, fr. Gr. ?; ? with + ? a seat, fr. ? to sit. See {Sit}.] (Jewish Antiq.) the great council of the Jews, which consisted of seventy members, to whom the high priest was added. It had jurisdiction of religious matters.


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