Shivah Asar Betammuz
[ Sephardic Hebrew shee-vah ah-sahr bi-tah-mooz; Ashkenazic Hebrew shiv-uh -aw-suhr bi-tah-mooz, shi-vaw aw-sawr ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ʃiˈvɑ ɑˈsɑr bɪˈtɑ muz; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɪv ə ˈɔ sər bɪˈtɑ mʊz, ʃɪˈvɔ ɔˈsɔr /
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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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Also Shi·bah A·sar Be·tam·muz .
Origin of Shivah Asar Betammuz
From Hebrew shibhʿāh ʿāśār bə tammuz “17th day of Tammuz”
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