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Noun: Chanukah  haa-nu-ku or xhaa-nû-ku
  1. (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    - Hanukkah, Hanukah, Hannukah, Chanukkah, Channukah, Channukkah, Festival of Lights, Feast of Lights, Feast of Dedication, Feast of the Dedication

Derived forms: Chanukahs

Type of: Jewish holy day

Part of: Chislev, Kislev, Tebet, Tevet

Encyclopedia: Chanukah, Oh Chanukah