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[siv-uh n; Hebrew see-vahn] /ˈsɪv ən; Hebrew siˈvɑn/
the ninth month of the Jewish calendar.
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< Hebrew sīwān Unabridged
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(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
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Sivan in the Bible

a Persian word (Assyr, sivanu, "bricks"), used after the Captivity as the name of the third month of the Jewish year, extending from the new moon in June to the new moon in July (Esther 8:9).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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