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n. The winter-time festival that commemorates the rededication of the Temple after the Maccabean revolt in the second century B.C.E. (lit. "dedication")
"We will be having a party on the first night of Chanukah."
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Cannuka, Chanuka, Hanukka, Hanuka, Khanike, Chanukah, Hanukah, Chanukkah, Hannukah, Channuka, Channukah
The "ch" sound is pronounced mostly by older Jews and younger Jews with religious backgrounds.
The spelling is a source of popular discourse, e.g., here.
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