• n. Rock of Ages, a Jewish folksong often sung during Hanukkah.

Example Sentences

  • "Alison already knows all five verses of Maoz Tsur by heart." (Glinert)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • TH מעוז צור ma'oz tzur 'stronghold rock'

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements


      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand


      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      maoz tsur, moez tsur

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