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bar mitzvah

bar mitzvah [or] bar mizvah

 
pronunciation:
bar mIts v
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a Jewish ceremony that celebrates a boy's adulthood and the assumption of his religious duties, usu. occurring at the age of thirteen. (Cf. bat mitzvah.)
definition 2: a Jewish boy participating in this ceremony.
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