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Marcheshvan

[Sephardic Hebrew mahr-khesh-vahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew mahr-khesh-vahn; English mar-khesh-vuh n, -hesh-]
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noun
  1. Heshvan.
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Historical Examples

  • The day of its surrender was added to the number of days of thanksgiving (25th Marcheshvan, November, 109).

    History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)

    Heinrich Graetz


British Dictionary definitions for marcheshvan

Marcheshvan

Marheshvan

noun
  1. another word for Cheshvan
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Word Origin

from Hebrew mar bitter (because it contains no festivals) + Cheshvan
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