noun Tish·ah–b'Ab \ˈti-shə-ˌbäv, -ˌbȯv\

Definition of Tishah–b'Ab

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

Origin and Etymology of tishah–b'ab

Hebrew tishʽāh bĕ Ābh ninth in Ab

First Known Use: circa 1902

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