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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tet·ra·gram·ma·ton /ˌtɛtrəˈgræməˌtɑn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tet·ra·gram·ma·ton n.  The mystic number four, which was often symbolized to represent the Deity, whose name was expressed by four letters among some ancient nations; as, the Hebrew JeHoVaH, Greek qeo`s, Latin deus, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : four Hebrew letters usually transliterated as YHWH (Yahweh)
          or JHVH (Jehovah) signifying the Hebrew name for God
          which the Jews regarded as too holy to pronounce