Lamentations
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 14th century a poetic book on the fall of Jerusalem in canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lamentations — [lam΄ən tāshənz] n. 〚LL(Ec) Lamentationes, transl. in Vulg. for Gr thrēnoi, in LXX〛 Bible a book traditionally ascribed to Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem: abbrev. La, Lam, or Lm * * * …   Universalium

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  • Lamentations — [lam΄ən tāshənz] n. [LL(Ec) Lamentationes, transl. in Vulg. for Gr thrēnoi, in LXX] Bible a book traditionally ascribed to Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem: abbrev. La, Lam, or Lm …   English World dictionary

  • Lamentations — In Hebrew, a poetic work in acrostic formation, and in the LXX attached to the end of the prophecies of Jeremiah, with whom the book has been traditionally associated. He was in fact a composer of dirges (Jer. 7:29; 2 Chron. 35:25). Modern… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lamentations — noun an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah • Syn: ↑Book of Lamentations • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Hagiographa,… …   Useful english dictionary

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