Definitions for halachahɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ha•la•chahɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt(n.)(pl.)-la•chas, -la•choth, -la•chot
Halakah, Halaka, Halacha(noun)
Talmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures
A law or tradition established by the Halacha.
Jewish Talmudic law, taken as a whole.
the general term for the Hebrew oral or traditional law; one of two branches of exposition in the Midrash. See Midrash
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the Jewish law as developed into validity by the decisions of the Scribes, on the basis of inferential reasoning or established custom; it was of higher authority than the law as written, though not held valid till sanctioned by a majority of the doctors.