Yom Kippur - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˌjɒm ˈkɪpə(r)/

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/ˌjɒm kɪˈpʊə(r)/
singularYom Kippur
pluralYom Kippurs
  1. a day each year in September or October when Jewish people do not eat or drink but pray to God to forgive them for things that they have done wrong. This holiday is also called the Day of Atonement.