[ tish-ree, -rey ]
/ ˈtɪʃ ri, -reɪ /


the first month of the Jewish calendar.

Origin of Tishri

From the Hebrew word tishrī
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British Dictionary definitions for tishri

/ (tɪʃˈriː) /


(in the Jewish calendar) the seventh month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the first month of the civil year, usually falling within September and October

Word Origin for Tishri

from Hebrew
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