Maccabean

Maccabean

[mak-uh-bee-uhn]
adjective
of or pertaining to the Maccabees or Judas Maccabaeus.

Origin:
1815–25; Maccabe(es) + -an

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Maccabean (ˌmækəˈbiːən)
 
adj
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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