Tishah-b'Ab

noun
Tish·​ah-b'Ab | \ ˈti-shə-ˌbäv How to pronounce Tishah-b'Ab (audio) , -ˌbȯv\

Definition of Tishah-b'Ab

: a Jewish holiday observed with fasting on the ninth of Ab in commemoration of the destruction of the temples at Jerusalem

First Known Use of Tishah-b'Ab

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tishah-b'Ab

Hebrew tishʽāh bĕ Ābh ninth in Ab

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