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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.
[Hebrew rō'š haš-šānâ : rō'š, head, beginning; see rʔš in Semitic roots + ha-, the + šānâ, year; see šn in Semitic roots.]
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|Noun||1.||Rosh Hashonah - (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
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