Definition of shalom in English:

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shalom

Pronunciation: /ʃəˈlɒm/

exclamation

Used as salutation by Jews at meeting or parting, meaning ‘peace’: ‘I’ll be waiting for your call’. ‘Au revoir’. ‘Shalom’
More example sentences
  • The area is meticulously preserved to keep the graffiti messages of peace or shalom that Israelis spontaneously wrote to mourn their fallen prime minister.
  • Another concept central to this work is shalom, or peace.
  • And, in Christ, you have elevated and demonstrated the cause of shalom, of peace, of wholeness, of unity.

Origin

From Hebrew šālōm.

Words that rhyme with shalom

aplomb, bomb, bombe, CD-ROM, dom, from, glom, mom, pom, prom, Rom, Somme, therefrom, Thom, tom, wherefrom
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