Druze

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See also: druze and druže

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دُرُوز(durūz).

Proper noun[edit]

Druze

  1. (religion) A secretive religious community based mainly in the Middle East, specifically Lebanon, Syria, and Israel.

Noun[edit]

Druze (plural Druze or Druzes)

  1. A member of this community.

Coordinate terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

Druze (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or to this religious community.

References[edit]

  • "The judges were very surprised when they found out I was Druze," she told Sonia Verma in The Times. — People, The Week, Issue 605, page 10.
  • Druze men shouted insults when she walked down the street. — People, The Week, Issue 605, page 10.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdry.zə/
  • Hyphenation: Dru‧ze

Noun[edit]

Druze m (plural Druzen)

  1. Superseded spelling of druze.

Usage notes[edit]

Now mostly used in poorly translated texts from English.