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[Sephardic Hebrew pe-sahkh; Ashkenazic Hebrew pey-sahkh] /Sephardic Hebrew ˈpɛ sɑx; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈpeɪ sɑx/
noun, Judaism.
Passover (def 1).
Origin of Pesach
< Hebrew pesaḥ Unabridged
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  • Pesach became despondent and put the finishing touch to his ungodly career by becoming intoxicated with beer on the Passover.

    Rabbi and Priest Milton Goldsmith
  • Page 16: Pesach haba aleynu ltovah: Next Passover, may it be for good.

British Dictionary definitions for Pesach


/ˈpeɪsɑːk; Hebrew ˈpɛsax/
other words for Passover (sense 1)
Word Origin
from Hebrew pesah; see Passover
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