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Hanukkah

Ha·nuk·kah

Hanukkah

pronunciation:
ha n k [or] kha nU ka
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part of speech: noun
definition: a Jewish festival that runs for eight days in December in which a special candle is lit each night. Hanukkah celebrates the anniversary of the dedication of the temple at Jerusalem and the miracle of the lamp.
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