from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The first day of the Jewish month which begins with the new moon. On the first day (some times two days) of the month the ritual is distinguished by additional prayers including hallel (which see). See also Jewish festivals.
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- n. (Judaism) the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar; marked by a special liturgy
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