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Meaning of DAY OF ATONEMENT

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (Judaism) a solemn Jewish fast day; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic Law
 
 Synonyms: Yom Kippur
 
 See Also: high holiday, high holy day

 

 

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