High Holy Day


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High Holy Day

n. Judaism
1. Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur. Also called High Holiday.
2. High Holy Days The period from Rosh Hashanah until the end of Yom Kippur, often spent in penitent self-examination.
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Noun1.High Holy Day - Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnityHigh Holy Day - Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity
Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashona, Rosh Hashonah - (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur - (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law
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