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hazan

[Sephardic Hebrew khah-zahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-zuh n] /Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈzɑn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɑ zən/
noun, plural hazanim
[Sephardic Hebrew khah-zah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-zaw-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew xɑ zɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɑˈzɔ nɪm/ (Show IPA).
English, hazans. Hebrew.
1.
a cantor of a synagogue.
Also, hazzan, chazan, chazzan.
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British Dictionary definitions for hazan

chazan

/xaˈzan; English ˈhɑːzən/
noun (pl) chazanim (xazaˈnim; English) (hɑːˈzɔːniːm), (English) chazans
1.
a person who leads synagogue services, esp as a profession; cantor

hazan

/xaˈzan; English ˈhɑːzən/
noun
1.
variant spellings of chazan
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