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genizah

/ɡɛˈniːzə/
noun (pl) genizahs, genizoth (ɡɛˈniːzəθ)
1.
(Judaism) a repository (usually in a synagogue) for books and other sacred objects which can no longer be used but which may not be destroyed
Word Origin
C19: from Hebrew, literally: a hiding place, from gānaz to hide, set aside
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