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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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The confluence of Good Friday and the Jewish holiday of Passover this year led to flocks of tourists and a festive atmosphere in the holy city.
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All Jews celebrate the lib-eration of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt in the Passover meal.
New York, NY, April 15, 2019 --(PR.com)-- This coming Passover 2019, your journey should not be as long as our ancestors to find a decent meal.
It's tough to diet during the holidays to begin with, and Passover lasts for eight full days.
Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel was created especially to make the Biblical story of Passover, the unabridged Seder service text, and "how to" instructions for proper rituals thoroughly accessible to readers of all ages and backgrounds.