observance

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day assigned to a particular purpose or observance day
(Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law Day of Atonement , Yom Kippur
(usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently) devotion
act of enforcing; insuring observance of or obedience to enforcement
day specified for religious observance holy day , religious holiday
laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah) Law of Moses , Mosaic law
military custom performed in observance of some event or anniversary military ceremony
Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law Orthodox Jew
religious observance, one who is strict about the rules of precisian
strict observance of formalities punctilio
any customary observance or practice rite , ritual
advocate of strict observance of ritualistic forms ritualist
century-and-a-half observance sesquicentennial
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