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ˈtɑ mʊz, tɑˈmuztam·muz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tammuz, Thammuznoun

    the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)

  2. Dumuzi, Tammuznoun

    Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation; consort of Inanna


  1. Tammuznoun

    The tenth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Sivan and before Av.

    Etymology: תמוז, from 23092363, a Sumerian god of food and vegetation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tammuznoun

    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 Phoenician Adon, or Adonis

  2. Tammuznoun

    the fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, -- supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July


  1. Tammuz

    Tammuz was the name of a Sumerian god of food and vegetation, also worshiped in the later Mesopotamian states of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tammuz

    tam′uz, n. a Syrian deity, same as the Phœnician Adonis, a sun-god, worshipped with peculiar naturalistic rites by women among the Chaldæans, and even in Jerusalem (Ezek. viii. 14).

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Tammuz

    a god mentioned in Ezekiel, generally identified with the Greek Adonis (q. v.), the memory of whose fall was annually celebrated with expressions first of mourning and then of joy all over Asia Minor. Adonis appears to have been a symbol of the sun, departing in winter and returning as youthful as ever in spring, and the worship of him a combined expression of gloom, connected with the presence of winter, and of joy, associated with the approach of summer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tammuz in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tammuz in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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