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Ha·sid / khäˈsēd; ˈkhäsid; ˈhäsid/ (also Cha·sid, Chas·sid, or Has·sid) • n. (pl. Ha·si·dim / ˌkhäsēˈdēm; häˈsēdim/ ) 1. a member of a strictly orthodox Jewish sect in Palestine in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc that opposed Hellenizing influences on their faith and supported the Maccabean revolt. 2. an adherent of Hasidism. DERIVATIVES: Ha·sid·ic / khäˈsedik; häsēdik/ adj.

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Hasid a member of a strictly orthodox Jewish sect in Palestine in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc which opposed Hellenizing influences on their faith and supported the Maccabean revolt. The name comes from Hebrew ḥāsīḏ ‘pious’.

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