Rosh Hashanah

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noun Rosh Ha·sha·nah \ ˌräsh-(h)ə-ˈshä-nə , ˌrōsh- , -ˈshō- \

Definition of Rosh Hashanah

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

Origin and Etymology of rosh hashanah

Late Hebrew rōsh hashshānāh, literally, beginning of the year

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ROSH HASHANAH Defined for English Language Learners

Rosh Hashanah

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Definition of Rosh Hashanah for English Language Learners

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


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Rosh Hashanah

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noun Rosh Ha·sha·nah \ ˌrōsh-hə-ˈshō-nə \

Definition of Rosh Hashanah for Students

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

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