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Noun: Yom Kippur  ,yóm-ku'pu(r) or ,yóm'ki-pu(r)
  1. (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law
    - Day of Atonement

Type of: High Holiday, High Holy Day, major fast day

Encyclopedia: Yom Kippur