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(xɛʃˈvan) or


(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the eighth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the second month of the civil year, usually falling within October and November. Also called: Marcheshvan
[from Hebrew]


(ˈhɛʃ vən, -vɑn, ˈxɛʃ-)

also Cheshvan

the second month of the Jewish calendar.
Also called Marheshvan , Marcheshvan.
[1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān]
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appears in Bucharest from October, 19, 1956 ("14 cheshvan 5717), in an A3 Romanian- Hebrew bilingual bimonthly four-pages.
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MK Zevulun Kalfa and MK Elazar Strict declared, 4 Cheshvan 5774 during a Knesset Fund Panel session that they do not accept Finance Ministry issues provided to the committee for acceptance until such time the committee turns around the 12.