Definition of shofar
shofrothplay \shō-ˈfrōt, -ˈfrōth, -ˈfrōs\
: a ram's-horn trumpet blown by the ancient Hebrews in battle and during religious observances and used in modern Judaism especially during Rosh Hashanah and at the end of Yom Kippur
Recent Examples of shofar from the Web
As many as 10,000 people, most of them young, waited patiently in the breezy cold the last Monday in April for the blare of the shofar to signal the start of the march.
A Hebrew Bible depicts the Temple treasury as an otherworldly Tiffany & Company, with menorahs and shofars of silver and gold on shelves.
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Origin and Etymology of shofar
First Known Use: 1833See Words from the same year
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