Lam·​en·​ta·​tions | \ ˌla-mən-ˈtā-shənz How to pronounce Lamentations (audio) \

Definition of Lamentations

: a poetic book on the fall of Jerusalem in canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Lamentations

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Lamentations was in the 14th century

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