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  1. Jewish calendar, Hebrew calendar(noun)

    (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years

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  1. Jewish calendar(ProperNoun)

    The annual calendar used in Judaism. It determines the Jewish holidays, which Torah portions to read, Yahrzeits, and which set of Psalms should be read each day.

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