Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Ab

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AB, the eleventh month of the civil year of the Hebrews, and the fifth of their ecclesiastical year. It corresponds to part of our month of July and to the beginning of August; it consists of 30 days. The first and ninth days are fast days, commemorating respectively the death of Aaron and the destruction of the first and second temples.