Definition of Sanhedrin in English:

Sanhedrin

(also Sanhedrim)

Pronunciation /sanˈhɛdrɪn//sanˈhiːdrɪn//ˈsanɪdrɪn/

proper noun

  • The highest court of justice and the supreme council in ancient Jerusalem.

Origin

From late Hebrew sanhedrīn, from Greek sunedrion ‘council’, from sun- ‘with’ + hedra ‘seat’.

Pronunciation

Sanhedrin

/sanˈhɛdrɪn//sanˈhiːdrɪn//ˈsanɪdrɪn/