Nisan

noun
Ni·​san | \ ˈni-sᵊn How to pronounce Nisan (audio) , nē-ˈsän How to pronounce Nisan (audio) \

Definition of Nisan

: the seventh month of the civil year or the first month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Nisan

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nisan

Hebrew Nīsān

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“Nisan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nisan. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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