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Hoshana Rabbah

[Sephardic Hebrew haw-shah-nah rah-bah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hoh-shah-naw rah-baw] /Sephardic Hebrew hɔ ʃɑˈnɑ rɑˈbɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew hoʊˈʃɑ nɔ ˈrɑ bɔ/
noun
1.
the seventh day of the Jewish festival of Sukkoth, occurring on the twenty-first day of Tishri and having a special liturgy containing a series of invocations to God for forgiveness and salvation.
Also, Hoshanah Rabbah.
Origin
< Hebrew hōsh(i) ʿāh nnā save, we pray + rabbā the myriad, multitude
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