Meaning of Habiru

Ha•bi•ru

Pronunciation: (hä-bē'r, hä'bē-r"), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.)
  1. a nomadic people mentioned in Assyro-Babylonian literature: possibly the early Hebrews.
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