- the first month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.
Origin of Tishri
From the Hebrew word tishrī
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Examples from the Web for tishri
The proclamation issued to the whole Jewish world (Tishri 24—October 6) was its only momentous action thereafter.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)
The waters remain upon the surface of the land during the months of Elul and Tishri, and irrigate and fertilize it.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela
As the last of the group comes Shamash himself, to whom the seventh month, Tishri (or Tashritum), is sacred.
It is to be noted that this month—Tishri—is the festival month among the Hebrews and originally also among the Arabs.
Tishri, moreover, as has been pointed out, is a sacred month in a peculiar sense.
- (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
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