neilah

noun ne·i·lah \ˌneēˈlä, neˈēlə\

Definition of neilah

plural

-s

  1. :  the concluding portion of the liturgy on Yom Kippur

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Origin and Etymology of neilah

Hebrew nĕʽīlāh closing of gates; from the closing of the gates of the Temple at Jerusalem at the end of the service


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