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yeshiva (n.)

"Orthodox Jewish college or seminary," 1851, from Hebrew yesibah "academy," literally "a sitting," from yashav "to sit."

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Definitions of yeshiva from WordNet

yeshiva (n.)
an academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud);
Synonyms: yeshivah
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