sabbath-day's journey

noun, often capitalized S

Definition of sabbath-day's journey

: a distance of 2000 cubits that under rabbinic law a Jew might travel on the sabbath from the walled limits of a town or city

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“Sabbath-day's journey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sabbath-day%27s%20journey. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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