Tishri

noun
Tish·​ri | \ ˈtish-rē How to pronounce Tishri (audio) \

Definition of Tishri

: the first month of the civil year or the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Tishri

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tishri

Hebrew tishrī

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“Tishri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tishri. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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