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Lag b'O·mer(läg′ bō′mər, läg′ bə-ō′mĕr) or Lag ba'O·mer (läg′ bə-ō′mĕr)
A Jewish feast celebrated on the 33rd day of the Omer (the 18th day of Iyar).
[Mishnaic Hebrew lag bā-'ōmer : lag, conventional pronunciation of lg, the number 33 when written with the Hebrew letters lamedh (having the numerical value 30) and gimel (having the numerical value 3) + bā, in the (bə, in + hā, the) + 'ōmer, the Omer; see omer.]
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Lag b'Omer(laɡ bəˈɔmɛr; English læɡ ˈbəʊmə)
(Judaism) a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 18th day of Iyar
[Hebrew, literally: 33rd (day) of the Omer]
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Lag b'O•mer(lɑg ˈboʊ mər, bəˈoʊ mɛr)
a Jewish festival celebrated on the 33rd day of the Omer and commemorating the end of the plague among Rabbi Akiba's students.
[1900–05; < Hebrew lagh bā‘ōmer=lagh 33rd + bā, variant of bə in + ‘ōmer Omer]
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|Noun||1.||Lag b'Omer - (Judaism) Jewish holy day; the 33rd day after the 2nd day of Passover; the 18th day of Iyar|
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
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