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ADAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Adar mean? 

ADAR (noun)
  The noun ADAR has 1 sense:

1. the sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)

  Familiarity information: ADAR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADAR (noun)


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Meaning:

The sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("Adar" is a kind of...):

Jewish calendar month (a month in the Jewish calendar)

Meronyms (parts of "Adar"):

Purim ((Judaism) a Jewish holy day commemorating their deliverance from massacre by Haman)

Holonyms ("Adar" is a part of...):

Hebrew calendar; Jewish calendar ((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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