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Rosh Hashanah (n.)

Jewish new year, 1846, from Hebrew rosh hashshanah, literally "head of the year," from rosh "head of" + hash-shanah "the year."

updated on February 27, 2013

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Definitions of Rosh Hashanah from WordNet

Rosh Hashanah (n.)
(Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar;
Synonyms: Rosh Hashana / Rosh Hashonah / Rosh Hashona / Jewish New Year
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