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HANUKKAH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hanukkah mean? 

HANUKKAH (noun)
  The noun HANUKKAH has 1 sense:

1. (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC

  Familiarity information: HANUKKAH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HANUKKAH (noun)


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Meaning:

(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Channukah; Hanukah; Hannukah; Festival of Lights; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Feast of Dedication; Chanukkah; Chanukah; Channukkah; Hanukkah

Hypernyms ("Hanukkah" is a kind of...):

Jewish holy day (a religious holiday for Jews)

Domain category:

Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)

Holonyms ("Hanukkah" is a part of...):

Chislev; Kislev (the third month of the civil year; the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in November and December))

Tebet; Tevet (the fourth month of the civil year; the tenth month of the ecclesiastical year (in December and January))


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