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Rosh Chodesh

/ rɔʃ ˈxɔdəʃ /

noun

  1. Judaism the first day of a new month, coinciding usually with the new moon, and also the preceding day if the previous month has 30 days, observed as a minor festival See also Jewish calendar


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Origin of Rosh Chodesh1

from Hebrew, literally: the beginning of the new moon

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