ram kol


ram kol (RAHM kohl) listen


  • n. Loudspeaker.

Example Sentences

  • "A loudspeaker system (the ramkol) played bugle calls for every part of the day, from wake-up to taps, followed by Hebrew messages always beginning with a loud 'hakshivu, hakshivu!'" (source)

  • "Campers wake up to gentle ramkol announcements and get ready for Tfilah." (source)

  • "There was a buildup throughout the nine days leading up to the moment to set the tone. No music on the ram kol. Monotone announcements." (source)

  • "We also have installed a modern “ram call” loudspeaker and alert system which will both provide greater communications and emergency preparedness when needed as well as programmatic opportunities every day." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew


  • רמקול ramkol 'loudspeaker'

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      ramkol, ram call, ramcall, ram-kol, ram-call

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