Definition of Thammuz in English:

Thammuz

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Pronunciation: /ˈtamʊz
 
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(also Tammuz)

noun

  • (In the Jewish calendar) the tenth month of the civil and fourth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of June and July.
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    • The date for this event is 17th of the Hebrew month of Tammuz.
    • As is well known, Tammuz was the calamitous Jewish month when the daily offerings in the Holy Temple were suspended during Nebuchadnezzar's siege of Jerusalem, 2,500 years earlier.
    • The Bible forbids the Jews to participate in his festival, but Tammuz is still retained as a month name in the Jewish calendar.

Origin

from Hebrew tammūz.

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