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Purim

  
  (Hebrew)  
      n   a Jewish holiday celebrated on Adar 14, in February or March, and in Adar Sheni in leap years, to commemorate the deliverance of the Jews from the massacre planned for them by Haman (Esther 9)  
     (Hebrew purim, plural of pur lot; from the casting of lots by Haman)  
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purism, Puri, prim, purin

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