from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Judas Maccabeus or to the Maccabees

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Of or pertaining to the Jewish princes called Maccabees, who delivered Judea from the tyranny of Antiochus Epiphanes, about 166 b. c., and rendered it independent for about a century.


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