Definition of Hannukah

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




Definition of Hannukah

1. Proper noun. (misspelling of Hanukkah) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hannukah

Hankins
Hankinson
Hanko
Hanks
Hanks' solution
Hanks dilators
Hanlon's razor
Hann
Hanna
Hannah
Hannah Arendt
Hannes Alfven
Hannibal
Hannover
Hannover's canal
Hannukah
Hannukkah
Hanoi
Hanoian
Hanoians
Hanot's cirrhosis
Hanover
Hanoverian
Hanoverian line
Hanoverians
Hans Adolf Krebs
Hans Albrecht Bethe
Hans Arp
Hans Bethe
Hans C. J. Gram

Literary usage of Hannukah

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1. The New Education in Religion: With a Curriculum of Jewish Studies by Henry Berkowitz (1913)
"9. Noah (Continued). 10. Abraham. 11. Abraham and Lot. 12. Abraham and Isaac. 13. The Sabbath. 14. Thanksgiving Day. 15. hannukah. 16. hannukah (Continued). ..."

2. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"... engage in marches and prayer vigils, and part of the Jewish community holds a large public menorah lighting every year for hannukah. SECTION III. ..."

3. History of the Hebrews' Second Commonwealth: With Special Reference to Its by Isaac Mayer Wise (1880)
"Seven days of public worship and rejoicing were added, and those eight days of dedication were afterward made the Feast of Light, called hannukah, ..."

4. Classified Catalog of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. 1902-1906 by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1908)
"hannukah lights.—A swallow-tailer for two.—Deborah. —An interruption.—The murderer.—Unconverted.—Without fe»r of God.—The sun of wisdom. ..."

5. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1912)
"hannukah, the festival commemorating the Maccabean victories, happening generally on or about the Christmas holiday. is as much eclipsed by this star of ..."

6. Hebraic Literature: Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala by Maurice Henry Harris (1901)
"hannukah This festival is observed for eight days during the ninth month Kislev (December), and commemorates the dedication of the Temple after it had been ..."

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