[ heb-duh-mad ]
/ ˈhɛb dəˌmæd /
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the number seven.
a period of seven successive days; week.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for hebdomad
We read, however, that “in the intellectual hebdomad he assigned the third rank among the fathers to the Demiurge.”
British Dictionary definitions for hebdomad
/ (ˈhɛbdəˌmæd) /
obsolete the number seven or a group of seven
a rare word for week
Word Origin for hebdomad
C16: from Greek, from hebdomos seventh, from heptas seven
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