Heshvan

Heshvan

[hesh-vuhn, -vahn, khesh-]
noun
the second month of the Jewish calendar.
Also, Cheshvan.
Also called Marheshvan, Marcheshvan.
Compare Jewish calendar.


Origin:
1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān

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Cheshvan or Heshvan (xɛʃˈvan)
 
n
Also called: Marcheshvan (in the Jewish calendar) the eighth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the second month of the civil year, usually falling within October and November
 
[from Hebrew]
 
Heshvan or Heshvan
 
n
 
[from Hebrew]

Heshvan (xɜʃˈvɑn)
 
n
a variant spelling of Cheshvan

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