WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
([Seph. Heb.]ä′lē ôt′).USA pronunciation
- Judaismthe act of proceeding to the reading table in a synagogue for the reading of a portion from the Torah.
- Judaismthe immigration of Jews to Israel, either as individuals or in groups.
- Judaismany of the major waves of Jewish immigration to Palestine or Israel.
- Hebrew:‘ăliyyāhliterally, ascent, rise