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Maccabean

[mak-uh-bee-uh n] /ˌmæk əˈbi ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Maccabees or Judas Maccabaeus.
Origin of Maccabean
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; Maccabe(es) + -an
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Maccabean

/ˌmækəˈbiːən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Maccabees or to Judas Maccabaeus, the Jewish leader of a revolt (166–161 bc) against Seleucid oppression
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