Definition of Shevat in English:

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Shevat

Pronunciation: /SHəˈvät/
(also Shebat)

noun

(In the Jewish calendar) the fifth month of the civil and eleventh of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of January and February.
Example sentences
  • Congregations plant trees and pursue agricultural projects on Tu B'Shevat, the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat.
  • The government edict which came at the beginning of Shevat, 1892, required all students to leave town within three days.

Origin

From Hebrew šĕḇaṭ.

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Syllabification: She·vat

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