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havurah

[Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-voo-rah; English khah-voo-rah] /Sephardic Hebrew, Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌxɑ vuˈrɑ; English ˌxɑ vʊˈrɑ/
noun, plural havuroth, havurot
[Sephardic Hebrew khah-voo-rawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-voo-rohs] /Sephardic Hebrew ˌxɑ vuˈrɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌxɑ vuˈroʊs/ (Show IPA).
English, havurahs. Hebrew.
1.
a Jewish fellowship, especially an informal one that meets regularly for discussion or prayer.
Also, chavurah.
Origin
ḥăbhūrāh literally, company, group
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