HyperDic: chosen_people

English > 1 sense of the expression chosen people:
NOUNgroupchosen peopleany people believing themselves to be chosen by God
English > chosen people: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAny people believing themselves to be chosen by God.
NarrowerHebrews, IsraelitesThe ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob)
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

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