High Holiday

Definitions of High Holiday
1

n Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity

Synonyms:
High Holy Day
Types:
Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashona, Rosh Hashonah
(Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
Day of Atonement, 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
Type of:
Jewish holy day
a religious holiday for Jews

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