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SIMCHAT TORAH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Simchat Torah mean? 

SIMCHAT TORAH (noun)
  The noun SIMCHAT TORAH has 1 sense:

1. (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah

  Familiarity information: SIMCHAT TORAH used as a noun is very rare.


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SIMCHAT TORAH (noun)


Sense 1Simchat Torah [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Rejoicing in the Law; Rejoicing of the Law; Rejoicing over the Law; Shimchath Torah; Simchas Torah; Simchat Torah; Simhat Torah; Simhath Torah

Hypernyms ("Simchat Torah" 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)


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