Simchat Torah

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Sim·chat To·rah

 (sēm-KHät′ tô-rä′) also Sim·chas To·rah (sĭm′KHəs tôr′ə)
n. Judaism
A festival celebrating the completion and subsequent new beginning of the cycle of liturgical readings from the Torah, observed on the 22nd or 23rd day of Tishri.

[Hebrew śimḥat tôrâ, rejoicing in the Torah, Simchat Torah : śimḥâ, joy (from śāmēaḥ, to rejoice; see śmḫ in Semitic roots) + tôrâ, Torah; see Torah.]
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Noun1.Simchat Torah - (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the TorahSimchat Torah - (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews