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(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
Hesh•van(ˈhɛʃ vən, -vɑn, ˈxɛʃ-)
the second month of the Jewish calendar.Also called Marheshvan , Marcheshvan.
[1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān]