lag-bomer

Lag b'Omer

[lahg boh-mer, buh-oh-mer]
noun
a Jewish festival celebrated on the 18th day of Iyar, being the 33rd day of the Omer, traditionally in commemoration of the end of the plague that killed Rabbi Akiba's students or of the bravery of Bar Kokba.

Origin:
1900–05; < Hebrew lagh bāʿōmer, equivalent to lagh 33rd + bā, variant of in + ʿōmer Omer

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Lag b'Omer (laɡ bəˈɔmɛr, English læɡ ˈbəʊmə)
 
n
a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 18th day of Iyar
 
[Hebrew, literally: 33rd (day) of the Omer]

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