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Tishah b'Av

[Sephardic Hebrew tee-shah buh-ahv; Ashkenazic Hebrew tish-uh-bawv] /Sephardic Hebrew tiˈʃɑ bəˈɑv; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈtɪʃ əˌbɔv/
noun
1.
a Jewish fast day observed on the ninth day of the month of Av in memory of the destruction in Jerusalem of the First and Second Temples.
Also, Tishah b'Ab.
Also called Ninth of Av.
Origin
< Hebrew tishʿāh bəʾābh
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Tishah b'Av

/tiˈʃa bəˈav/
noun
1.
(Judaism) the ninth day of the month of Av observed as a fast day in memory of the destruction of the First and Second Temples
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