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Definition of sabbath noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sabbath

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsæbəθ//
 
the Sabbath [singular]
 
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(in Judaism and Christianity) the holy day of the week that is used for resting and worshiping God. For Jews this day is Saturday and for Christians it is Sunday to keep/break the Sabbath (= to obey/not obey the religious rules for this day)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sabbath