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Day of Atonement

Syllabification: Day of A·tone·ment

Definition of Day of Atonement in English:

Another term for Yom Kippur.
Example sentences
  • The high priest must remove his vestments of silver and gold when he enters into the Holy of Holies on the Day of Atonement.
  • It began on 6 October, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day of prayer and fasting in the Jewish year.
  • In Judaism, we relearn this teaching on every Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement.

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Word of the day vigesimal
Pronunciation: vɪˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l
adjective
relating to or based on the number twenty