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YOM KIPPUR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Yom Kippur mean? 

YOM KIPPUR (noun)
  The noun YOM KIPPUR has 1 sense:

1. (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law

  Familiarity information: YOM KIPPUR used as a noun is very rare.


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YOM KIPPUR (noun)


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Meaning:

(Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Day of Atonement; Yom Kippur

Hypernyms ("Yom Kippur" is a kind of...):

major fast day (one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar)

High Holiday; High Holy Day (Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity)

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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