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sabbatical year

noun

Definition of sabbatical year

  1. 1 often capitalized S :  a year of rest for the land observed every seventh year in ancient Judea

  2. 2 :  a leave often with pay granted usually every seventh year (as to a college professor) for rest, travel, or research —called also sabbatical leave



1599

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1599


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