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


the ninth month of the Jewish calendar.

Origin of Sivan

From the Hebrew word sīwān Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sivan

/ (siːˈvɑːn) /


(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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