Definition of Shavuoth
1. Noun. (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day
Derivative terms: Pentecostal
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Literary usage of Shavuoth
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poems for Young Judaeansby Young Judaea, Inc by Young Judaea, Inc (1917)
"... Picture—Judith Ish-Kishor 91 Shavuoth To Fetch the Torah Down—Israel Zangwill 91 Hymn for Shavuoth—Jehuda Halevi 92 Ruth the Gleaner—Thomas Hood 93 Ruth ..."
2. What the World Believes: The False and the True, Embracing the People of All by Albert Leighton Rawson, George Jotham Hagar (1886)
"On the fiftieth day of the Homer, which is the sixth of Sivan, is celebrated the festival Shavuoth, or of Weeks; which is so named, because it is kept at ..."