Definition of Marranos

1. Noun. (plural of Marrano) ¹



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Definition of Marranos

1. marrano [n] - See also: marrano

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marranos

marquetries
marquetry
marquis
marquisate
marquisates
marquisdom
marquisdoms
marquise
marquises
marquisette
marquisettes
marquisship
marra
marram
marrams
marranos
marras
marred
marrels
marrer
marrers
marri
marriable
marriage
marriage agencies
marriage agency
marriage bed
marriage beds
marriage broker
marriage brokerage

Literary usage of Marranos

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1. History of the Jews in America: From the Period of the Discovery of the New by Peter Wiernik (1912)
"Marranos IN THE PORTUGUESE COLONIES. Less persecution in Portugal itself and aiso in its colonies—Marranos buy right to emigrate—They dare to profess ..."

2. The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New by Roger Bigelow Merriman (1918)
"... the only sure way to escape death was to submit to compulsory baptism.4 Thus emerged the class of so-called Marranos or Converses — converted Jews, ..."

3. The Messiah Idea in Jewish History by Julius Hillel Greenstone (1906)
"... declares himself a Forerunner of the Messiah—Hope of the Marranos aroused—David ... Marranos ..."

4. History of the Jews by Heinrich Graetz, Philipp Bloch (1898)
"Marranos forbidden to leave Portugal. Molcho burnt by Emperor Charles V at Mantua. Clement VII stops the proceedings of the Portuguese Inquisition at the ..."

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