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The third month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Hebrew sîwān, from Akkadian simānu, a month name, from simānu, season, time; see wsm in Semitic roots.]


(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the third month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the ninth month of the civil year, usually falling within May and June
[from Hebrew]


(ˈsɪv ən, siˈvɑn)

the ninth month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew sīwān]
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Noun1.Sivan - the ninth month of the civil yearSivan - the ninth month of the civil year; the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in May and June)
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar
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