Tamar

Tamar

__NOTOC__Tamar may refer to:

Personal name

* Tamar (name), a female name of Hebrew origin, now popular among various peoples
** Tamar (Bible) ("Date Palm"), married in turn to Er and then, when widowed, to his younger brother Onan; had children by their father Judah (eponymous ancestor of the Judeans and the Jews)
** Tamar, daughter of Biblical King David (2 Sam. 13:1-32; 1 Chr. 3:9), and thus a descendant of the one mentioned above; was full sister of Absalom who took revenge for her rape by their brother Amnon
**A daughter of Absalom (2 Sam. 14:27), niece of David's daughter Tamar and a descendant of the first mentioned; was mother of Maachah, who became Rehoboam's wife
** Queen Tamar of Georgia, ruled 1184-1213
** Tamar, also known as Gürcü Hatun, daughter of Queen Rusudan of Georgia and wife of Kaykhusraw of the Seljuq dynasty
** The original form of Tamara and Tammy
** Támar is the name of a female singer who came to fame through Prince.
** Tamar Braxton, youngest sister of Toni Braxton and R&B coloratura soprano
***Her debut album
** Hilary Tamar, an androgynous legal scholar in the novels of Sarah Caudwell
** Tamar Gozansky, Israeli parliamentarian and left-wing political leader
* Tamar (goddess), a Goddess in Georgian Mythology

Geography

* Tamar, A district of Leigh,Lancashire, around the Bowling Green public house at the junction of Wigan Road and Nel Pan Lane.
* River Tamar, a river in south western England, that forms most of the border between Devon (to the east) and Cornwall (to the west)
* Tamar River (Tasmania), Australia
* Tamar, Slovenia, the end of the Planica valley
*Tamar Site, former location of the British naval headquarters of the British Forces Overseas Hong Kong, is currently paved as a parking lot at the harbourfront of Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
*Tamar Street near the HMS "Tamar" base in Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
*Tamar Regional Council, a local government in southern Israel
*Ir Ovot, a site identified with biblical Tamar

Popular culture or Brands

* Tamar (novel), a children's war novel written by Mal Peet, winner of the Carnegie Medal award in 2005.
* Projeto TAMAR, Brazilian environmentalist non-profit organization.

cience and technology

* Tamar class lifeboat - the latest type of UK slipway-launched lifeboat
*HMS "Tamar", several ships and a single naval station, named after the River Tamar in South West England
* "Tamar" and "Tamar II", former and current Torpoint Ferries
* "Tamar", a GWR Caliph Class locomotive
* Tamar, palm tree, Arecaceae


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  • TAMAR — (Heb. תָּמָר; date palm ), the name of three biblical figures. (1) Judah s daughter in law, the wife of his firstborn son, Er (Gen. 38:6; II Chron. 2:3–4). After Er s early death, Tamar became the wife of his brother, onan , in accordance with… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Tamar — bezeichnet: Tamar (England), ein Fluss in Cornwall, England, Großbritannien Tamar River (Tasmanien), ein Fluss im Norden Tasmaniens, Australien eine biblische Frau, siehe Tamar (Bibel) einen biblischen Ort, siehe Tamar (Ort) einen Teil der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tamar — es un nombre femenino de origen hebreo תמר, que signifíca palmera. Tamar es también la raíz de los nombres Tamara y Tammy. Tamar en Eslovenia, bello paraje de los Alpes Julianos. En el Antiguo Testamento hay dos personajes de este nombre, ambos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tamar 2 — est un champ gazier en cours de test d exploitation situé à 90km des côtes israéliennes au large de Haïfa. Tamar 2 atteint près de 180 milliards de m3 de gaz naturel selon les estimations les plus récentes (juillet 2009)[1]. Les revenus de l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • TAMAR — (Heb. תָּמָר), locality on the borders of Judah, appearing as Hazazon Tamar in Genesis 14:7, where it is described as a dwelling place of the Amorites between Kadesh and Sodom. This precludes the identification with En Gedi attempted in II… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • tamar — TAMÁR, tamare, s.n. Unealtă de care se servesc zidarii la căratul cărămizilor, formată dintr o scândură cu un suport în partea de jos şi care se poartă în spate, legată cu nişte frânghii; targă (1). – et. nec. Trimis de andreeadima, 13.09.2007.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Tamar — Tamar, Fluß im nördlichen Theile der Insel Tasmania (Vandiemensland) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tamar — (Tamer, spr. tēmer), Grenzfluß zwischen den englischen Grafschaften Cornwall und Devon, mündet in den Plymouthsund; 96 km lang. Sein Ästuar bildet die berühmte Reede Hamoaze. Er ist bis Launceston schiffbar, von wo ein Kanal nach Budehaven an der …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tamar — f Jewish: very popular modern Hebrew name; see TAMARA (SEE Tamara). Variant: Tama …   First names dictionary

  • Tamar — Tamar, Thamar biblischer Name hebräischen Ursprungs, Bedeutung: Dattelpalme. hebräischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: Dattelpalme; auch ein Mädchenname …   Deutsch namen

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