Shivah Asar Betammuz
[Sephardic Hebrew shee-vah ah-sahr bi-tah-mooz; Ashkenazic Hebrew shiv-uh aw-suh r bi-tah-moo z, shi-vaw aw-sawr]
- 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.
Also Shibah Asar Betammuz.
Origin of Shivah Asar Betammuz
From the Hebrew word shibhʿāh ʿāśār bə tammuz 17th day of Tammuz
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