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[mak-uh-bee-uh n] /ˌmæk əˈbi ən/

of or relating to the Maccabees or Judas Maccabaeus.
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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