Marheshvan


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Marheshvan

(marxɛʃˈvan) or

Marcheshvan

n
(Judaism) another word for Cheshvan

Hesh•van

(ˈhɛʃ vən, -vɑn, ˈxɛʃ-)

also Cheshvan



n.
the second month of the Jewish calendar.
Also called Marheshvan , Marcheshvan.
[1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān]
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