Definition of Shtetls

1. Noun. (plural of shtetl) ¹



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Definition of Shtetls

1. shtetl [n] - See also: shtetl

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shtetls

shruff
shrug
shrug off
shrugged
shrugging
shruggingly
shrugs
shrunk
shrunken
shtchi
shtchis
shtetel
shtetels
shtetl
shtetlach
shtetls (current term)
shtick
shtickier
shtickiest
shtickl
shticks
shticky
shtik
shtikl
shtiks
shtook
shtooks
shtoom
shtreimel
shtreimels

Literary usage of Shtetls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"It takes a first turn with the massive arrival of Eastern European Jews (on the run for pogroms in their shtetls) and of large quantities of Chinese and ..."

2. The Catskills Alive! by Francine Silverman (2003)
"As Stefan Kanfer writes in A Summer World, "the drama that began in the shtetls of Russia unfolded in the Lower East Side and spilled out into the Catskill ..."

3. Dear Comrades: Menshevik Reports on the Bolshevik Revolution and the Civil War by Vladimir N. Brovkin (1991)
"From various cities and shtetls in the former Jewish pale [a geographic area in the western provinces of Belorussia and the Ukraine where the Jews were ..."

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