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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
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Origin of ROSH HASHANAH

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

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial
ROSH HASHANAH Defined for Kids

Rosh Hashanah

noun Rosh Ha·sha·nah \ˌrōsh-hə-ˈshō-nə\

Definition of ROSH HASHANAH for Kids

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

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