Examples from the Web for thammuz
Byblus was the chief seat of the worship of Adonis, or Thammuz, who was supposed to have been born there.The Anabasis of Alexander|Arrian of Nicomedia
Word Origin and History for thammuz
1530s, from Hebrew tammuz, tenth month of the Jewish civil year, fourth of the sacred, covering parts of June and July; also the name of a Syrian deity equivalent to Phoenician Adon, whose festival began with the new moon of this month (cf. Tammuz).