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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An intercalary month in the Jewish calendar, added in leap years after the regular month of Adar.

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  • noun included seven times in every 19 years

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hebrew ’ădār šēnî, second Adar : ’ădār, Adar; see Adar + šēnî, second; see ṯn in Semitic roots.]

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