hab·da·lah also Hab·da·lah (häv′dä-lä, häv-dôlə)
A religious ceremony observed at the close of the Sabbath or a holy day.
[Hebrew habdālâ, separation, from hibdîl, to divide; see bdl in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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