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Noun: Lamentations
  1. An Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah
    - Book of Lamentations
Noun: lamentation  ,la-mun'tey-shun
  1. A cry of sorrow and grief
    "their pitiful lamentations could be heard throughout the ward";
    - lament, plaint [literary], wail
  2. The passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    - mourning

Type of: activity, book, complaint, expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion [Brit]

Part of: Hagiographa, Ketubim, Ketuvim, Old Testament, Writings

Encyclopedia: Lamentations, Book of