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Meaning of hakafoth*

ha•ka•foth

Pronunciation: (Seph.hä-kä-fôt' Ashk. hä&seckô-fōs'), [key]
— n. Hebrew.
  1. a ceremony on Simhath Torah and on other occasions in which members of a synagogue congregation carry Torah scrolls around the synagogue seven or more times.
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