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huppah

or chup·pah

[khoo p-uh, khoo p-ah, hoo p-uh]
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noun
  1. a canopy under which the Jewish marriage ceremony is performed.
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British Dictionary definitions for chuppah

chuppah

huppah

noun Judaism
  1. the canopy under which a marriage is performed
  2. the wedding ceremony as distinct from the celebration

Word Origin

from Hebrew

huppah

noun
  1. a variant spelling of chuppah
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