Rosh Hashanah

noun (1)
Rosh Ha·​sha·​nah | \ ˌräsh-(h)ə-ˈshä-nə How to pronounce Rosh Hashanah (audio) , ˌrōsh-, -ˈshō-\

Definition of Rosh Hashanah

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the Jewish New Year observed on the first day and by Orthodox and Conservative Jews also on the second day of Tishri

Rosh Hodesh

noun (2)
Rosh Ho·​desh
variants: or Rosh Chodesh

Definition of Rosh Hodesh (Entry 2 of 2)

: the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar marked by a special liturgy

First Known Use of Rosh Hashanah

Noun (1)

1594, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1766, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rosh Hashanah

Noun (1)

Late Hebrew rōsh hashshānāh, literally, beginning of the year

Noun (2)

Hebrew rōsh ḥōdhesh, literally, beginning of the new moon

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Rosh Hashanah

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Rosh Hashanah

: the Jewish New Year observed as a religious holiday in September or October

Rosh Hashanah

noun
Rosh Ha·​sha·​nah | \ ˌrōsh-hə-ˈshō-nə How to pronounce Rosh Hashanah (audio) \

Kids Definition of Rosh Hashanah

: the Jewish New Year observed as a religious holiday in September or October

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