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- 1. Hasidim, Hassidim, Hasidism, Chasidim, Chassidim, Orthodox Judaism, Jewish Orthodoxy
- usage: a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
- 2. Hasidism, Hassidism, Chasidism, Chassidism, Orthodox Judaism
- usage: beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
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