Shivah Asar Betammuz

[ Sephardic Hebrew shee-vah ah-sahr bi-tah-mooz; Ashkenazic Hebrew shiv-uh aw-suhr bi-tah-moo z, shi-vaw aw-sawr ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ʃiˈvɑ ɑˈsɑr bɪˈtɑ muz; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɪv ə ˈɔ sər bɪˈtɑ mʊz, ʃɪˈvɔ ɔˈsɔr /

noun

a Jewish fast day observed on the 17th day of Tammuz in memory of the breach of the walls of Jerusalem by the Romans in a.d. 70.

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Origin of Shivah Asar Betammuz

From the Hebrew word shibhʿāh ʿāśār bə tammuz 17th day of Tammuz
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