Rosh Hashanah

noun Rosh Ha·sha·nah \ˌräsh-(h)ə-ˈshä-nə, ˌrōsh-, -ˈshō-\

: the Jewish New Year observed as a religious holiday in September or October

Full Definition of ROSH HASHANAH

:  the Jewish New Year observed on the first day and by Orthodox and Conservative Jews also on the second day of Tishri


Late Hebrew rōsh hashshānāh, literally, beginning of the year
First Known Use: 1843

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial


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