Meaning of eruv


Pronunciation: (âr'oov, er'-Seph. Heb.e'r&oomacrvAshk. Heb.ā'roov), [key]
— pl. er•u•vin er•uvs.
  1. any of three rabbinical enactments that ease certain Sabbath restrictions.
  2. a line delineating an area in which Orthodox Jews may carry on certain activities normally forbidden on the Sabbath.
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