Simchat Torah[sēm-ᴋʜätˈ tô-räˈ] also Sim·chas To·rah [sĭmˈᴋʜəs tôrˈə, tōrˈə]
Simchat Torah definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also Sim·chas To·rahnoun Judaism
A festival celebrating the Law of Moses and the completion of the year's cycle and subsequent new beginning, observed on the 22nd or 23rd day of Tishri.
Origin: Hebrew śimḥat tôrâ, rejoicing in the Torah, Simchat Torah : śimḥâ, joy (from śāmēaḥ, to rejoice; see śmḫ in Semitic roots) + tôrâ, torah; see Torah .