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Definition of Hanukkah noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(also Chanukah) noun
, NAmE//ˈxɑnəkə//
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an eight-day Jewish festival and holiday in November or December when Jews remember the occasion when the temple in Jerusalem was dedicated again in 165 B.C.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Hanukkah