Nisan

Nisan

[nee-sahn, nis-uhn, nee-sahn]
noun
the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.
Also, Nissan.
Compare Jewish calendar.
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Nisan (niːˈsan)
 
n
(in the Jewish calendar) the first month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the seventh month of the civil year, usually falling within March and April
 
[from Hebrew]

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Nisan definition


month of flowers, (Neh. 2:1) the first month of the Jewish sacred year. (See ABIB.) Assyrian nisannu, "beginning."

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