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Semite  n.  (Written also Shemite)  One belonging to the Semitic race. Also used adjectively.

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"Semite" Quotes from Famous Books

... names (Aryan and Semite), then, signify today rather two groups of peoples than two distinct races. But even if we use the terms in this sense, one may say that all the greater peoples of the world have been Semites or Aryans. The Semitic family included the Phoenicians, ...
— History Of Ancient Civilization • Charles Seignobos

... adopted by those familiar with Aryan civilization and opinions, an idea repugnant to Semitic conceptions, and still unintelligible to that race, was evolved from it—I mean the idea that the human Christ, the Son of God, was God himself. The Semite holds that God is so far exalted above all creation, so great and eternal in comparison with the littleness of the world and of man, that God incarnate is not merely a blasphemy but an unmeaning and absurd phrase. Such ...
— Myth and Science - An Essay • Tito Vignoli

Words linked to "Semite" :   Assyrian, Chaldaean, Canaanite, Chaldean, Caucasian, White person, anti-Semite, Aramaean, Semitic, Phoenician

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