Definition of bar mitzvah noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bar mitzvah

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌbɑr ˈmɪtsvə//
     
     
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  1. 1a ceremony and celebration for a Jewish boy who has reached the age of 13, at which he accepts the religious responsibilities of an adult
  2. 2the boy who is celebrating this occasion compare bat mitzvah
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