Passover

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Pass·o·ver

 (păs′ō′vər)
n. Judaism
A holiday beginning on the 14th of Nisan and traditionally continuing for eight days, commemorating the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt. Also called Pesach.

[Translation of Hebrew pesaḥ.]
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Passover

(ˈpɑːsˌəʊvə)
n
1. (Judaism) Also called: Pesach, Pesah or Feast of the Unleavened Bread an eight-day Jewish festival beginning on Nisan 15 and celebrated in commemoration of the passing over or sparing of the Israelites in Egypt, when God smote the firstborn of the Egyptians (Exodus 12).
2. (Judaism) another term for the Paschal Lamb
[C16: from pass over, translation of Hebrew pesah, from pāsah to pass over]
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Pass•o•ver

(ˈpæsˌoʊ vər, ˈpɑs-)

n.
1. Also called Pesach . a Jewish festival, beginning on the 14th of Nisan and celebrated for either seven or eight days, that commemorates the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.
[1520–30; translation of Hebrew pesaḥ]
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Passover

The deliverance of the Israelites from Egypt, and the annual festival kept in memory of the event.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Passover - (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from EgyptPassover - (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
movable feast, moveable feast - a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
Pasch, Pascha - the Jewish feast of the Passover
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Passover

noun
Related words
adjective Paschal
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Translations
pasqua
pesach
jødisk påske
juutalaisten pääsiäinen
Pasha
過越しの祭
유월절
judisk påskhögtid
Lễ Quá hải của người Do Thái

Passover

[ˈpɑːsəʊvəʳ] NPascua f (judía)
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Passover

[ˈpɑːsəʊvər] nPâque f juive
at Passover → à la Pâque juive
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Passover

nPassah nt
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Passover

[ˈpɑːsˌəʊvəʳ] nPasqua ebraica
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Passover

عِيدُ تِذْكَارِ خُرُوجِ الْيَهُودِ pesach jødisk påske Passah Εβραϊκό Πάσχα Pascua juutalaisten pääsiäinen Pâque juive Pasha Pasqua ebraica 過越しの祭 유월절 Pascha jødisk påske Pascha páscoa judaica еврейская пасха judisk påskhögtid วันหยุดเพื่อระลึกถึงการอพยพของชาวยิวจากอียิปต์ Musevilerin Fısıh Bayramı Lễ Quá hải của người Do Thái 逾越节
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Are the rabbis of redbaiting now stamping Communism kosher for Passover? Why is it so hard to find a good right-wing anti-Communist when you finally need one?
In addition, an entire side of an aisle ("Passover headquarters") was recently stocked with products that are kosher for Passover.
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Israel's Sephardi chief rabbi has ruled that it is permitted to smoke cigarettes that are not certified as kosher for Passover during the holiday.
Making jambalaya kosher for Passover is another story: The rice that helps to thicken the saucy stew has long been forbidden on Passover for Ashkenazi Jews like Hartig, who avoid kitniyotcorn, rice, legumes, beans, and a handful of other pantry staples.
That led Joseph Jacobs, head of one of New York's first Jewish advertising agencies, to find an Orthodox rabbi in 1923 who ruled that coffee was a berry and certified that Maxwell House coffee (made by the non-Jewish General Foods) was kosher for Passover. Jacobs went even further and in the early 1930s talked the company into distributing free haggadahs, printed with illustrations and ads.