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Hesh·vanalso Hesh·wan (KHĕsh′vən, -vän)
The eighth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
(Judaism) a variant spelling of Cheshvan
Hesh•van(ˈhɛʃ vən, -vɑn, ˈxɛʃ-)
the second month of the Jewish calendar.Also called Marheshvan , Marcheshvan.
[1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān]
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|Noun||1.||Heshvan - the second month of the civil year; the eighth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in October and November)|
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar