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Hanukka \Ha"nuk*ka\, or Hanukkah \Ha"nuk*kah\, n. [Heb.
The Jewish Feast of the Dedication, instituted by Judas
Maccab[ae]us, his brothers, and the whole congregation of
Israel, in 165 b. c., to commemorate the dedication of the
new altar set up at the purification of the temple of
Jerusalem to replace the altar which had been polluted by
Antiochus Epiphanes of Syria (--1 Maccabees i. 58, iv. 59).
The feast, which is mentioned in John x. 22, is held for
eight days (beginning with the 25th day of Kislev,
corresponding to December), and is celebrated everywhere,
chiefly as a festival of lights, by the Jews. [Also spelled
Syn: Chanukah, Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication, Feast
of the Dedication.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]