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Yom Kippur

noun [U]     /ˌjɒm.kɪˈpʊər/ US  /ˌjɑːmˈkɪp.ɚ/ (also the Day of Atonement)
a Jewish holy day in September or October when nothing is eaten all day and people say prayers in the synagogue asking God to forgive them for things they have done wrongJudaismReligious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasions
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