Meaning of mehitzah*

me•hi•tzah

Pronunciation: (Seph.mu-khē-tsä' Ashk. mu-khē'tsu), [key]
— pl. -hit•zoth, hit•zot, -hit•zos
  1. a curtain or other divider that serves as a partition between the women's and the men's sections in Orthodox Jewish synagogues.
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