Days of Awe

Definition of Days of Awe

: the 10-day period of the Jewish high holidays including Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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First Known Use of Days of Awe

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Days of Awe

translation of Hebrew yāmīm nōrā'īm, literally, fearful days

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“Days of Awe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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