Definition of bimah
: a raised platform in a synagogue from which the Torah is read
Variants of bimah
Origin of bimah
Yiddish & Late Hebrew; Yiddish bime, from Late Hebrew bīmāh, from Late Greek bēma raised platform — more at bema
First Known Use: 1941
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