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Definition 1: (Judaism) the scroll of parchment that contains the biblical story of Esther; traditionally read in synagogues to celebrate Purim - [noun denoting communication]

(megillah is a kind of ...) a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)

(megillah belongs to category ...) the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud

Definition 2: (Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where megillah or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he insisted on giving us the whole megillah

(megillah is a kind of ...) the act of informing by verbal report

"he heard reports that they were causing trouble" "by all accounts they were a happy couple"

(megillah belongs to category ...) a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

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