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Definition of Hanukkah noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Hanukkah

 noun
(also Chanukah) noun
NAmE//ˈhɑnəkə//
 
, 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