Nissan

[ nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn ]
/ ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn /
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noun


Nisan

or Nis·san

[ nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn ]
/ ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn /

noun

the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.

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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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