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(ˈpærəˌʃɑː; Hebrew paraˈʃa)
n, pl -shoth (-ˌʃəʊt; Hebrew -ˈʃɔt)
1. (Judaism) any of the sections of the Torah read in the synagogue
2. (Judaism) any of the subsections of the weekly lessons read on Sabbaths in the synagogue
Also called (Yiddish): Parsha
[from Hebrew, from pārāsh to divide, separate]
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(ˈpɑr əˌʃɑ)

n., pl. pa•ra•shoth, pa•ra•shot (ˌpɑr əˈʃoʊt)
1. a portion of the Torah read in the synagogue on the Sabbath and holy days.
2. a selection from such a portion.
[1620–30; < Hebrew pārāshāh literally, section, division]
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