Cheshvan

[ Sephardic Hebrew khesh-vahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew khesh-vahn; English khesh-vuhn, hesh- ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew xɛʃˈvɑn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɛʃ vɑn; English ˈxɛʃ vən, ˈhɛʃ- /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Cheshvan

Cheshvan

Heshvan

/ (xɛʃˈvan) /

noun

(in the Jewish calendar) the eighth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the second month of the civil year, usually falling within October and NovemberAlso called: Marcheshvan

Word Origin for Cheshvan

from Hebrew
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