from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Tammuz.
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- proper n. Alternative form of Tammuz (deity).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A deity among the ancient Syrians, in honor of whom the Hebrew idolatresses held an annual lamentation. This deity has been conjectured to be the same with the Phœnician Adon, or Adonis.
- n. The fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, -- supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Tammuz, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)
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