Definition of Mikvah

1. Noun. (Hebrew) a ritual purification and cleansing bath that Orthodox Jews take on certain occasions (as before Sabbath or after menstruation).

Generic synonyms: Bath
Category relationships: Judaism



Definition of Mikvah

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mikveh) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mikvah

1. a place for ritual bathing by Orthodox Jews [n -VAHS or -VOTH or -VOT or -VOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mikvah

mikado
mikados
mikan
mikans
mikasaite
mike
mike up
miked
mikes
miking
mikra
mikron
mikrons
mikulicz' disease
mikva
mikvah (current term)
mikvahs
mikvas
mikveh
mikvehs
mikveot
mikvos
mikvot
mikvoth
mil
mil-dot
mil.
milab
milabs
miladi

Literary usage of Mikvah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Yohale Sarah: Containing Religious Duties of the Daughters of Israel and by Abraham Eber Hirschowitz (1918)
"As it has already been mentioned that a woman is only allowed to go to "mikvah", when she is certain of having carefully removed from her person any speck ..."

2. New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud (1903)
"Concerning mikvah, one regulation only was enacted; viz.: If the water running out of a rain-gutter flow directly into a mikvah, the mikvah is not ..."

3. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1907)
"mikvah Israel, Chevra, 19th and Valencia. Org. Feb. 3 1907 Proa B. Diller, 1415 Devisadero; Treas., PN Lilienthal, Anglo-Californ «n Bank; Sec., ..."

4. The Jewish Travel Guide by Betsy Sheldon (2001)
"A large congregation with a mikvah. B'nai Torah Congregation, ... mikvah. Shaarei Shomayim, 470 Glencairn Ave., « 416-789-3213, www. shomayim.org. ..."

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