Jerusalemite

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Jerusalem +‎ -ite

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Jerusalemite (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Jerusalem.

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Jerusalemite (plural Jerusalemites)

  1. A native or resident of Jerusalem.
    • 2011, Victoria Cribb, translating Sjón, From the Mouth of a Whale, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011, p. 13:
      I say this because, according to the old Jerusalemites, the building blocks of the world and its inhabitants were formed of the alphabet at the back of God's tongue when He pronounced the world […].
  2. A residual mineral of the sands of Jerusalem, as with Trinitite.

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