Definition of hol hamoed
: the four intermediate semiholidays between the first two and last two full festival days of Passover; also : the five intermediate days between the first two and last two days of Sukkoth
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Origin and Etymology of hol hamoed
Hebrew ḥol ha-moed, literally, the secular portion of the festival
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