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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quorum required by Jewish law to be present for public worship (at least ten males over thirteen years of age).

Usage examples (32)
  • For example, you need at least 10 people, called a minyan, to say certain prayers.
  • Gatherings of some groups, called "minyan" in Hebrew, include some ideas that break traditional rules on the involvement of women.
  • The Sunday morning minyan was usually well attended.
  • After the minyan was over she asked me to walk her home. for more
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  • Note: A "minion" is (a servant or subordinate) and a "minyan" is (a group of ten males, 13 years or older, required for conducting Jewish public worship).
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