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One entry found for Passover.
Main Entry: Pass·over
Pronunciation: primarystresspas-secondarystressomacr-vschwar
Function: noun
Etymology: so called because in Exodus 12:23-27 the Lord passes over the homes of the Israelites in killing the firstborn in Egypt
: a Jewish holiday celebrated in March or April in honor of the freeing of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt

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