Tham"muz (?), Tam"muz (?), n. [Heb. thammuz.]
A deity among the ancient Syrians, in honor of whom the Hebrew idolatresses held an annual lamentation. This deity has been conjectured to be the same with the Phenician Adon, or Adonis.
The fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, -- supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July.
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