passover

Part of speech: noun

The principal Jewish feast ( cp. Ex. xii).

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Usage examples "passover":

  1. The youngest child in the house knew how Passover was kept. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
  2. Whitsun Day is so called, being observed fifty days after Easter, the Christian Passover, and because it was on the Day of Pentecost that the Holy Ghost was given. - "The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia", William James Miller.
  3. The old- time religious feasts, such as the Passover, could no longer be celebrated at home. - "Hebrew Life and Times", Harold B. Hunting.