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shalom

interjection sha·lom \shä-ˈlōm, shə-\

Definition of shalom

  1. —used as a Jewish greeting and farewell



Variants of shalom

also sholom \shä-ˈlōm, shə-\

Origin of shalom

Hebrew shālōm peace


First Known Use: 1904


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