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parashah

noun pa·ra·shah \ˈpär-ə-ˌshä\

Definition of PARASHAH

:  a passage in Jewish Scripture dealing with a single topic; specifically :  a section of the Torah assigned for weekly reading in synagogue worship
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Origin of PARASHAH

Hebrew pārāshāh, literally, explanation
First Known Use: circa 1624

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