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1. the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one and is a prime number
2. a numeral, 7, VII, etc., representing this number
3. the amount or quantity that is one greater than six

What does it mean when you dream about the number seven?

In numerology, seven represents music and psychic abilities. It is also a mystical number; in Hinduism and Christianity it is the number of God.

Nanakusa Matsuri (Seven Herbs or Grasses Festival)

January 7
A Japanese ceremony dating back to the ninth century, also called Wakana-setsu or " Festival of Young Herbs," or Jin-jitsu " Man Day " because it occurs on the zodiacal day for "man." After an offering to the clan deity in the morning, participants partake of nanakusa gayu, a rice gruel seasoned with seven different herbs that is said to have been served for its medicinal value to the young prince of the Emperor Saga (ruled 810-824). The herbs are shepherd's-purse, chickweed, parsley, cottonweed, radish, as well as herbs known as hotoke-no-za and aona in Japanese.
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FolkWrldHol-1999, p. 83


symbolizes good luck in ancient and modern societies. [World Culture: Jobes, 1421–1422]
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According to his nephew Muhammad Umer, Shabir had become depressed after being held in connection with the death of the seven-year-old minor, who was raped and murdered before her body was dumped on a trash heap in Kasur earlier this month.
The defendant, who is a neighbour of the seven-year-old, was reportedly making the girl watch porn with him and touch him, asking her to sit on his lap and threaten her that he would hit her if she told anyone about it.
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Officers searched the vehicle and found 22 people, including a seven-year-old, a 14-year-old and two 17-year-olds, during the stop on February 2 last year.
The 38-year-old actor, whose seven-year-old son, Ayaan, was diagnosed with first-stage cancer in 2014, made the announcement on Twitter.
Sources told WAFA Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets, stun grenades, and tear gas canisters toward students who were heading home from school, striking and injuring a seven-year-old student in the head with a tear gas canister.
Dubai: A worker has been accused of attempting to rape a seven-year-old schoolboy at his parents' new residence.
SPICE Girl Mel C thinks Little Mix are getting too spicy and has banned her seven-year-old daughter from social media as a result.
My seven-year-old twins, who are American, were quite shocked by all this litter.
Whitaker (pictured) used his position as the last drawn rider to his advantage as he took the win on Neil Fiddes' seven-year-old gelding Dublin V.
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About half an hour later, a man called police and told dispatchers that a seven-year-old girl had walked to his home and said she had been involved in a plane crash, said Sergeant Dean Patterson of Kentucky State Police.