Pronunciation: (rōsh" khō'desh; Ashk. Heb.rōsh khō'desh; Seph. Heb.rôsh khô'desh), [key] Judaism.
the beginning of a new month in the Jewish calendar, celebrated in a specified manner during the morning service in the synagogue. Also,Rosh" Cho'desh.
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