[nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn]
- the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.
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Examples from the Web for nisan
This month is sacred to Anu and Bel, just like Nisan, the first month.
The festivals in Nisan and Elul are distinctly of a solar character.
From the 27th of Adar to the 3rd of Nisan there was lamentation in Akkad.Archology and the Bible
George A. Barton
In the month of Adar is the barley-harvest, and in the month of Nisan the wheat-harvest.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela
John seems clearly to place it on the day before the Passover--13 Nisan.The Life of Jesus of Nazareth
- (in the Jewish calendar) the first month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the seventh month of the civil year, usually falling within March and April
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