Definition of Torah noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtɔːrɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɔːrɑː//
; BrE BrE//tɔːˈrɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//tɔːˈrɑː//
[usually singular, uncountable] (also the Torah) Religious texts
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(in Judaism) the law of God as given to Moses and recorded in the first five books of the Bible See related entries: Religious texts Word Originfrom Hebrew tōrāh ‘instruction, doctrine, law’, from yārāh ‘show, direct, instruct’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Torah