Definition of Tishri
1. Noun. The first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October).
Group relationships: Hebrew Calendar, Jewish Calendar
Generic synonyms: Jewish Calendar Month
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Literary usage of Tishri
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The other great celebrations of the Jewish year occurred in autumn, in the month Tishri. The Day of Atonement fell on 10 Tishri and the Feast of Tabernacles ..."
2. Jewish Ceremonial Institutions and Customs by William Rosenau (1903)
"CHAPTER V THE Tishri HOLIDAYS AND THE HALF HOLIDAYS We now approach the ... They are those from the first to the tenth day of the seventh month, Tishri. ..."
3. Business Documents of Murashû Sons of Nippur Dated in the Reign of by Hermann Vollrat Hilprecht (1898)
"I., year 36th, Tishri 5th. Contents : Three years' hire of two trained oxen with their implements (of irrigation) and a certain quantity of harley for ..."
4. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"269) on the tenth of the seventh month (Tishri); but afterwards it was transferred to the ist of Tishri (Lev. 2324 Nu. 29. [P]). ..."
5. The Jewish Religion by Michael Friedländer (1891)
"The 1st of Tishri is fixed on the day of the molad of Tishri. ... If the molad of Tishri of a year succeeding a leap-year is on Monday g-^0 AM or later ..."
6. The British Jews by John Mills (1853)
"Tishri. This month, as already noticed, is the beginning of the new year, and has always thirty days. In it, we are told, was the world brought into ..."