Feast of Lights

Feast of Lights
Jewish holiday of Hanukkah

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Feast of Lights — noun (Judaism) an eight day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC • Syn: ↑Hanukkah, ↑Hanukah, ↑Hannukah, ↑Chanukah, ↑Chanukkah, ↑Channukah, ↑Channukkah, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feast of the Dedication —     Feast of the Dedication (Scriptural)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Feast of the Dedication (Scriptural)     Also called the Feast of the Machabees and Feast of Lights (Josephus and Talmudic writings), mentioned in the Old Testament (I… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Feast of Dedication — Feast′ of Dedica′tion n. jud Hanukkah Also called Feast′ of Lights′ …   From formal English to slang

  • Feast of Dedication — noun (Judaism) an eight day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC • Syn: ↑Hanukkah, ↑Hanukah, ↑Hannukah, ↑Chanukah, ↑Chanukkah, ↑Channukah, ↑Channukkah, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feast of the Dedication — noun (Judaism) an eight day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC • Syn: ↑Hanukkah, ↑Hanukah, ↑Hannukah, ↑Chanukah, ↑Chanukkah, ↑Channukah, ↑Channukkah, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feast of Dedication — Hanukkah. Also called Feast of Lights. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lights — • Article concerned with the general aspects and in particular with the charge so often levelled against Catholicism of adopting wholesale the ceremonial practices of the pagan world Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lights     Ligh …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Feast on Scraps — Концертный альбом …   Википедия

  • Feast of the Cross — Russian icon of Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross (icon from Yaroslavl by Gury Nikitin, 1680. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow). Liturgical year Western Advent …   Wikipedia

  • Feastof Lights — Feast of Lights n. Judaism See Hanukkah. * * * …   Universalium

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