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Yom Kip·pur(yôm′ kĭp′ər, yōm′, yŏm′, yôm′ kē-po͝or′)
A holy day observed on the tenth day of Tishri and marked by fasting and prayer for the atonement of sins. Also called Day of Atonement.
[Hebrew yôm kippûr : yôm, day; see ywm in Semitic roots + kippûr, atonement (from kippēr, to cover, atone; see kpr in Semitic roots).]
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Yom Kippur(jɒm ˈkɪpə; Hebrew jɔm kiˈpur)
(Judaism) an annual Jewish holiday celebrated on Tishri 10 as a day of fasting, on which prayers of penitence are recited in the synagogue throughout the day. Also called: Day of Atonement
[from Hebrew, from yōm day + kippūr atonement]
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Yom Kip•pur(yɒm ˈkɪp ər, yoʊm; Heb. ˈyɔm kiˈpur)
the holiest Jewish holiday, observed on the 10th day of Tishri by fasting and by recitation of prayers of repentance in the synagogue. Also called Day of Atonement.
[< Hebrew, =yōm day + kippūr atonement]
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|Noun||1.||Yom Kippur - (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
major fast day - one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar
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Yom Kippur[ˌjɒmkɪˈpʊəʳ] N → Yom Kip(p)ur m
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