Sivan

[ siv-uh n; Hebrew see-vahn ]
/ ˈsɪv ən; Hebrew siˈvɑn /

noun

the ninth month of the Jewish calendar.

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Origin of Sivan

From the Hebrew word sīwān
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British Dictionary definitions for sivan

Sivan
/ (siːˈvɑːn) /

noun

(in the Jewish calendar) the third month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the ninth month of the civil year, usually falling within May and June

Word Origin for Sivan

from Hebrew
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