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Rosh Ha·sha·nahalso Rosh Ha·sha·na or Rosh Ha·sho·na or Rosh Ha·sho·nah (rôsh′ hə-shô′nə, -shä′-, hä-, hä-shä-nä′)
The Jewish New Year, observed on the first day or the first and second days of Tishri and marked by solemnity as well as festivity.
Rosh Hashanah(ˈrɒʃ həˈʃɑːnə; Hebrew ˈrɔʃ haʃaˈna) or
(Judaism) the festival marking the Jewish New Year, celebrated on the first and second days of Tishri, and marked by penitential prayers and by the blowing of the shofar
[from Hebrew rōsh hasshānāh, literally: beginning of the year, from rōsh head + hash-shānāh year]
(or Ha•sha•na)(ˈroʊʃ hɑˈʃɔ nə, -ˈʃɑ-, hə-, ˈrɔʃ; Heb. ˈrɔʃ hɑ ʃɑˈnɑ)
the Jewish New Year, celebrated on the first or first and second days of Tishri.
[1840–50; < Hebrew rōsh hashshānāh literally, beginning of the year]
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|Noun||1.||Rosh Hashanah - (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud