Maccabees

See also: Maccabées

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Proper nounEdit

Maccabees

  1. (biblical) One of two books of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox canon of the Old Testament, considered apocryphal by Protestants.
    Synonym: (abbreviation) Macc.
  2. (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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Maccabees

  1. plural of Maccabee