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Noun: Passover  'pãs,ow-vu(r)
  1. (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
    - Pesach, Pesah, Feast of the Unleavened Bread
Verb: pass over  pãs ow-vu(r)
  1. Bypass
    "He passed over a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible";
    - jump, skip, skip over
     
  2. Make a passage or journey from one place to another
    "Some travellers pass over the desert";
    - transit, pass through, move through, pass across
     
  3. Travel across or pass over
    "The caravan passed over almost 100 miles each day";
    - traverse, track, cover, cross, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
     
  4. (air travel) fly over
    "The plane passed over Damascus";
    - overfly
     
  5. Rub with a circular motion
    "pass over the blackboard";
    - wipe

Derived forms: Passovers, passing over, passes over, passed over

See also: pass

Type of: drop, go, go across, go through, leave out, locomote, miss, movable feast, move, moveable feast, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pass, pretermit, rub, travel

Encyclopedia: Passover

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