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Heshvan

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noun Hesh·van \ˈḵesh-vən\

Definition of Heshvan

  1. :  the second month of the civil year or the eighth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see month table



Origin of heshvan

Hebrew Ḥeshwān


First Known Use: 1758


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