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Pronunciation: /ˈtamʊz/
A Mesopotamian god, lover of Ishtar and similar in some respects to the Greek Adonis. He became the personification of the seasonal death and rebirth of crops.

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Tammuz 2 Line breaks: Tam¦muz
Variant spelling of Thammuz.

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