Thammuz

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Thammuz the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Thammuz 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.
    • Thammuz The fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, -- supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Thammuz Same as Tammuz, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Thammuz =Tammuz (q.v.).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Heb. thammūz,

Usage

In literature:

DAGON, sixth in order of the hierarchy of hell: (1) Satan, (2) Beelzebub, (3) Moloch, (4) Chemos, (5) Thammuz, (6) Dagon.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Thammuz is identified with Adonis.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4" by Charles Dudley Warner
Osiris is identical with Adonis and Thammuz.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Thammuz, Dagon, drag 'im up here!
"Satan and the Comrades" by Ralph Bennitt
Thammuz and the Greek Adonis.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick
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