Pronunciation: ( Seph. Heb. hô-shä-nä' rä-bä'; Ashk. Heb. hō-shä'nô rä'bô), [key]
the seventh day of the Jewish festival of Sukkoth, occurring on the twenty-first day of Tishri and having a special liturgy containing a series of invocations to God for forgiveness and salvation. Also,Hosha'nah Rab'bah.
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