Associations to the word «Maccabees»

Wiktionary

MACCABEES, noun. Plural of Maccabee
MACCABEES, proper noun. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
MACCABEES, proper noun. (history) A Jewish liberation movement who fought for, and established, independence in the Land of Israel during the second and first centuries BC.

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