major fast day

Definitions of major fast day
  1. noun
    one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar
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    types:
    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
    Fast of Ab, Fast of Av, Ninth of Ab, Ninth of Av, Tisha b'Ab, Tisha b'Av, Tishah b'Ab, Tishah b'Av
    (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem
    type of:
    fast day
    a day designated for fasting
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