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

  • n. Judaism See Passover.

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  • proper n. The Jewish festival of Passover.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt


Hebrew pesaḥ, from pāsaḥ, to pass over; see psḥ in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew פסח (Wiktionary)



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