Lag b'Omer

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noun \ˈläg-ˈbō-mər, ˌläg-bə-ˈō-\

Definition of Lag b'Omer

  1. :  a Jewish holiday falling on the 33d day of the Omer and commemorating the heroism of Bar Kokhba and Akiba ben Joseph

Origin and Etymology of lag b'omer

Hebrew, 33d in Omer


First Known Use: 1874


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