sha·​lom | \ shä-ˈlōm How to pronounce shalom (audio) , shə- \
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Definition of shalom

used as a Jewish greeting and farewell

First Known Use of shalom

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shalom

Hebrew shālōm peace

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The first known use of shalom was in 1904

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“Shalom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shalom. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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