Share this entry

Share this page

Feast of Dedication

Line breaks: Feast of Dedi|ca¦tion

Definition of Feast of Dedication in English:

noun

Another name for Hanukkah.
Example sentences
  • It is the fourth week of Easter now, but Jesus was speaking during the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah).
  • The Collect for this festival makes reference to the presence of Jesus at the ancient Jewish Feast of Dedication.
  • Now it was the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah) in Jerusalem, and it was winter.

Definition of Feast of Dedication in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…