Hoshana Rabbah

or Ho·sha·nah Rab·bah

[ Sephardic Hebrew haw-shah-nah rah-bah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hoh-shah-naw -rah-baw ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew hɔ ʃɑˈnɑ rɑˈbɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew hoʊˈʃɑ nɔ ˈrɑ bɔ /

noun

the seventh day of the Jewish festival of Sukkoth, occurring on the twenty-first day of Tishri and having a special liturgy containing a series of invocations to God for forgiveness and salvation.

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Origin of Hoshana Rabbah

<Hebrew hōsh(i) ʿāh nnā save, we pray + rabbā the myriad, multitude

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