from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The tenth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The tenth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Sivan and before Av.
- proper n. A Sumerian god of food and vegetation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Hebrew month of twenty-nine days, being the tenth of the civil and the fourth of the sacred year. It corresponds to part of June and part of July.
- n. A Syrian deity, same as the Phenician Adon or Adonis, in whose honor a feast was held every year, beginning with the new moon of the month Tammuz. Also Thammuz.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation; consort of Inanna
- n. the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)
 Tammuz is probably a real personage, although _Dumu-zi_, his original name, is certainly later than the title _Ab-ú_, probably the oldest epithet of this deity, see _Tammuz and Ishtar_, p. 8.
_Adón_, Phoenician equivalent for Tammuz; see _Tammuz_.
The French reactor, known to the outside world as Osirak but called Tammuz 1 by the Iraqis, was destroyed.
On Bahrain Online, the most popular forum in Bahrain, Tammuz commented before the election results were announced:
According to the traditional reading of the Bible, Moses received the Ten Commandments, called Aseret HaD'varim, literally the Ten Words Exodus 34:28, on the 17th of the Hebrew month of Tammuz.
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We normally don´t get figures like Tammuz speaking aphorisms, parables and other other sayings that can be placed in a very specific timeframe and in a very specific location.
Who knows if there weren't gospels of Mithras or Tammuz circulating as well.
And we normally don´t get figures like Tammuz placed in a dramatic setting were so many of the parnaphernalia for the play are clearly historical - like Golgotha, Caphernaum, Herod, Pilate, the Siloa dam etc etc.
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