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Converso

Definitions of Converso
  1. noun
    (medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion
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    types:
    Marrano
    (medieval Spain and Portugal) a disparaging term for a Jew who converted to Christianity in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly
    type of:
    convert
    a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
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