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Pesach(ˈpeɪsɑːk; Hebrew ˈpɛsax) or
(Judaism) other words for Passover1
[from Hebrew pesah; see Passover]
Pass•o•ver(ˈpæsˌoʊ vər, ˈpɑs-)
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.
2. (l.c.) paschal lamb (def. 1).
[1520–30; translation of Hebrew pesaḥ]
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|Noun||1.||Pesach - (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