Day of Atonement

Definitions of Day of Atonement
  1. noun
    (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
    synonyms: Yom Kippur
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    type of:
    major fast day
    one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar
    High Holiday, High Holy Day
    Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity
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