Tishah-b'Ab
noun Etymology: Hebrew tish‘āh bĕ Ābh ninth in Ab Date: circa 1902 a Jewish holiday observed with fasting on the ninth of Ab in commemoration of the destruction of the temples at Jerusalem

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  • Tishah b'Ab — [tē shä′ bə äb′, tish′ə böb΄] n. 〚Heb tisha beab, ninth (day) of Ab〛 a Jewish fast day commemorating the destruction of the Temple, observed on the 9th day of Ab * * * …   Universalium

  • Tishah b'Ab — [tē shä′ bə äb′, tish′ə böb΄] n. [Heb tisha beab, ninth (day) of Ab] a Jewish fast day commemorating the destruction of the Temple, observed on the 9th day of Ab …   English World dictionary

  • Tishah b'Ab — noun (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem • Syn: ↑Tishah b Av, ↑Tisha b Av, ↑Tisha b Ab, ↑Ninth of Av, ↑Ninth of Ab, ↑Fast of Av, ↑Fast of Ab …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tishah b’Ab — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tishah b'Av — noun (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem • Syn: ↑Tishah b Ab, ↑Tisha b Av, ↑Tisha b Ab, ↑Ninth of Av, ↑Ninth of Ab, ↑Fast of Av, ↑Fast of Ab …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tishah b'Av — Seph. Heb. /tee shah beuh ahv /; Ashk. Heb. /tish euh bawv / a Jewish fast day observed on the ninth day of the month of Av in memory of the destruction in Jerusalem of the First and Second Temples. Also, Tishah b Ab. Also called Ninth of Av. [ < …   Universalium

  • Tishah b'Av — Tish•ah b Av or Tish•ah b Ab [[t]ˈtɪʃ ə ˌbɔv, tiˈʃɑ bəˈɑv[/t]] n. jud a Jewish fast day observed on the ninth day of Av in memory of the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem • Etymology: < Heb tish‘āh bə ābh ninth (day) of… …   From formal English to slang

  • Tisha b'Ab — noun (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem • Syn: ↑Tishah b Av, ↑Tishah b Ab, ↑Tisha b Av, ↑Ninth of Av, ↑Ninth of Ab, ↑Fast of Av, ↑Fast of Ab …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tishab b'Ab — /tiˈʃab bəˈab/ (say tee shahb buh ahb) noun (in the Jewish calendar) the ninth day of the month of Ab observed in memory of the destruction of the First and Second Temples. Also, Tishah b Av …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ninth of Ab — noun (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem • Syn: ↑Tishah b Av, ↑Tishah b Ab, ↑Tisha b Av, ↑Tisha b Ab, ↑Ninth of Av, ↑Fast of Av, ↑Fast of Ab …   Useful english dictionary

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