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almemar

  

      n     (Judaism)   (in Ashkenazic usage) the raised platform in a synagogue on which the reading desk stands,   (Also called)    bema, bimah, bima         
     (from Hebrew, from Arabic al-minbar the pulpit, platform)  
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bema   , bimah, bima         
      n  
1    the speaker's platform in the assembly in ancient Athens  
2      (Christian Orthodox Church)   a raised area surrounding the altar in a church; the sanctuary  
3      (Judaism)      another word for       almemar  
     (C17: via Late Latin, from Greek bema, from bainein to go)  

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bimah   , bima         
      n      variant spellings of       bema  

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bimah, BIM, BMA, binman

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