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PURIM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Purim mean? 

PURIM (noun)
  The noun PURIM has 1 sense:

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

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


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PURIM (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

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

Jewish holy day (a religious holiday for Jews)

Domain category:

Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)

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

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


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