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(in the Jewish calendar) the fifth month of the civil and eleventh of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of January and February.
- ‘The government edict which came at the beginning of Shevat, 1892, required all students to leave town within three days.’
- ‘Congregations plant trees and pursue agricultural projects on Tu B'Shevat, the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat.’
From Hebrew šĕḇaṭ.
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