[ kis-luhv, kees-lev ]
/ ˈkɪs ləv, kisˈlɛv /
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the third month of the Jewish calendar.
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Origin of Kislev
From the Hebrew word kislēw
Words nearby Kislev
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How to use Kislev in a sentence
Their first duty was to destroy all statues of Jove, and to remove all unclean objects from the Temple courts (3rd Kislev, 165).History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
A new altar was built, the Temple was repaired and cleaned and on Kislev the 25th in the year 165, it was reconsecrated.A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
On the 26th of the month of Athriyadiya (on the 26th of the month Kislev), then it was, that we gave battle.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
In the month of Kislev (9th month), 10th day, Venus appeared at sunrise.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
British Dictionary definitions for Kislev
/ (kiˈslev) /
(in the Jewish calendar) the ninth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the third month of the civil year, usually falling within November and December
Word Origin for Kislev
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