Definitions for corbanˈkɔr bən, -bæn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cor•banˈkɔr bən, -bæn(n.)

  1. an offering or sacrifice made to God, esp. among the ancient Hebrews, in fulfillment of a vow.

    Category: Judaism

Origin of corban:

1350–1400; ME < Heb qorbān lit., a drawing near

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corban(noun)

    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

  2. Corban(noun)

    an alms basket; a vessel to receive gifts of charity; a treasury of the church, where offerings are deposited

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  1. Corban

    Corban is a municipality in the district of Delémont in the canton of Jura in Switzerland.

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