Definitions for corbanˈkɔr bən, -bæn
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cor•banˈkɔr bən, -bæn(n.)
an offering or sacrifice made to God, esp. among the ancient Hebrews, in fulfillment of a vow.
Origin of corban:
1350–1400; ME < Heb qorbān lit., a drawing near
an offering of any kind, devoted to God and therefore not to be appropriated to any other use; esp., an offering in fulfillment of a vow
an alms basket; a vessel to receive gifts of charity; a treasury of the church, where offerings are deposited
Corban is a municipality in the district of Delémont in the canton of Jura in Switzerland.
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