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Pesach

  
, Pesah     (Hebrew)  
      n      other words for       Passover       1  
     (from Hebrew pesah; see Passover)  
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Passover  
      n  
1      (Also called)    Pesach, Pesah, Feast of the Unleavened Bread          an eight-day Jewish festival beginning on Nisan 15 and celebrated in commemoration of the passing over or sparing of the Israelites in Egypt, when God smote the firstborn of the Egyptians (Exodus 12)  
   Related adj       Paschal  
2       another term for the       Paschal Lamb  
     (C16: from pass over, translation of Hebrew pesah, from pasah to pass over)  


Pesach          , Pesah     (Hebrew)  
      n      other words for       Passover       1  
     (from Hebrew pesah; see Passover)  

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Pesah, peach, peachy, pech

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