Definition of Lag b'Omer
: a Jewish holiday falling on the 33d day of the Omer and commemorating the heroism of Bar Kokhba and Akiba ben Joseph
Origin of lag b'omer
Hebrew, 33d in Omer
First Known Use: 1874
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