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English noun: aliyah

1. aliyah (communication) (Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah


SamplesHe was called on for an aliyah.


Broader (hypernym)accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels


Domain categoryJudaism

2. aliyah (act) (Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel


SamplesStudents making aliyah.


Broader (hypernym)immigration, in-migration


Domain categoryJudaism









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