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Nisan

or Nis·san

[ nee-sahn, nis-uhn, nee-sahn ]
/ ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn /
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noun
the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.
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British Dictionary definitions for Nisan

Nisan
/ (niːˈsan) /

noun
(in the Jewish calendar) the first month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the seventh month of the civil year, usually falling within March and April

Word Origin for Nisan

from Hebrew
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