kikar

Alternative Spellings

kikkar, keekar, keekkar, kickar, keeckar

Definitions

  • square, open area

Example Sentences

  • "From the kikar (square), not far from the gan (garden), they entered the chadar ochel (dining hall)." (https://www.casje.org/news/hebrew-infusion-american-jewish-summer-camps)
  • "As a 13-year-old in the late '80s, my favorite spot in all the world was the kikar , the huge grassy plaza at the physical center of Camp Ramah in Wisconsin." (https://www.juf.org/news/local.aspx?id=446401)
  • "The camp reunites for shira in the kikar, followed by a dairy dinner." (https://campmassad.org/summers-at-camp/jewish-life.html)

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

כיכר 'square'

Who Uses This

Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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