Definition of "sabra" [sabra]

  • A native-born Israeli. (noun)
  • A native-born Israeli Jew (noun)

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Use "sabra" in a sentence
  • "Speaking of "native culture" the real natives, the Palestinians, are not subject of debate but rather the "sabra" as a starting point of "civilization" allegedly connecting directly back to biblical times, so the Israelis argumentation."
  • "The creation of a "New Man" which finds its expression in the "sabra" cult, can teach much about the "ideological makeup of the new Jewish society" that settled in Palestine, so the author."
  • "A "sabra" is merely a Jew who was born in Palestine, i.e., the son or daughter of an immigrant from Poland,"