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The seventh month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
[Hebrew tišrî, from Akkadian tašrītu, beginning, a month name, from šurrû, to begin; see šry in Semitic roots.]
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(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the seventh month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the first month of the civil year, usually falling within September and October
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Tish•ri(ˈtɪʃ ri, -reɪ)
the first month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew tishrī]
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|Noun||1.||Tishri - the first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October)|
Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles, Succos, Succoth, Sukkoth, Tabernacles - a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness
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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