Maccabee

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From Ancient Greek Μακκαβαῖος (Makkabaîos), from Hebrew מכבי (makabí).

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Maccabee (plural Maccabees)

  1. A member of the Maccabees (a liberation movement in Israel who established Jewish independence in the Land of Israel in the second and first centuries BC).

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