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- proper n. The annual calendar used in Judaism. It determines the Jewish holidays, which Torah portions to read, Yahrzeits, and which set of Psalms should be read each day.
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- A lunisolar calendar in use among Hebraic peoples, reckoning from the year 3761 b. c., the date traditionally given for the Creation.
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- n. (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
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