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[khah-nuh-kuh, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-nuh-kuh; Sephardic Hebrew khah-noo-kah] /ˈxɑ nə kə, ˌhɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɑ nə kə; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ nuˈkɑ/
noun, Judaism.
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/ˈhɑːnəkə; -nʊˌkɑː; Hebrew xanuˈka/
a variant spelling of Hanukkah
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Word Origin and History for Chanukah

also Chanukkah, 1891, from Hebrew hanukkah "consecration."

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Chanukah in Culture

Chanukah definition

Another spelling of Hanukkah.

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