Jubilee

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Hebrew יוֹבֵל (yovél, ram's horn, shofar), which was used for the proclamation of the year of Jubilee.

Noun[edit]

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Jubilee (plural Jubilees)

  1. (in the Old Testament) a year of rest, observed by the Israelites every 50 years
  2. (in Roman Catholicism) a holy year when people are encouraged to make a pilgrimage to Rome

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