Definition of Thammuz in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtämo͝oz/ Pronunciation: /täˈmo͞oz/
(also Tammuz)


(In the Jewish calendar) the tenth month of the civil and fourth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of June and July.
Example sentences
  • 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.


From Hebrew tammūz.

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Syllabification: Tham·muz

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