The gathering in of a literal or metaphorical harvest

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  • Ingathering — In gath er*ing, n. The act or business of gathering or collecting anything; especially, the gathering of the fruits of the earth; harvest. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt keep . . . the feast of ingathering. Ex. xxii. 16. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ingathering — index assemblage, caucus, chamber (body), collection (assembly), company (assemblage), co …   Law dictionary

  • INGATHERING OF THE EXILES — (Heb. קִבּוּץ גָּלֻיּוֹת kibbutz galuyyot). In biblical Hebrew galut serves as the abstract exile, as in the phrase in the 37th year of Jehoiachin s exile (le galut Yehoyakhin; Jer. 52:31), or the concrete exiles, as in the clause he will release …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ingathering of the Exiles — (Kibbutz Galuyot)    The concept that the exiled Jewish communities in the Diaspora would be gathered in Israel was derived from the Bible. The ingathering of the exiles became an important element in Zionism during the prestate period and was… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • ingathering — noun see ingather …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ingathering — /in gadh euhr ing/, n. 1. a gathering in, esp. of farm products; harvest. 2. a gathering together, as of persons; assembly. [1525 35; IN 1 + GATHERING] * * * …   Universalium

  • ingathering — n. harvest; bringing in, gathering in, collection; assembly, gathering togetherv. collect, gather in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ingathering — noun formal gather in or together. → ingather …   English new terms dictionary

  • ingathering — n. Harvest …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ingathering — n 1. gathering, garnering, collecting, accumulating, amassing, bringing in, taking in, scraping together. 2. collection, amassment, accumulation, garner; harvest, crop, yield, fruit, produce, production; gleanings, pickings, cleanup, aftermath,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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