meaning of Asmonean

Asmonean meaning in General Dictionary

one of several Asmonean family members The Asmoneans had been frontrunners and rulers of the Jews from 168 to 35 b c

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  • Of or with respect to the patriotic Jewish family that the Maccabees belonged Maccabean because the Asmonean dynasty
  • Of or pertaining to the patriotic Jewish family members to which the Maccabees belonged; Maccabean; because, the Asmonean dynasty.
  • among the Asmonean family. The Asmoneans were leaders and rulers of the Jews from 168 to 35 b. c.

Asmonean meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or pertaining to the patriotic Jewish family members to which the Maccabees belonged; Maccabean; because, the dynasty.

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  • (letter.) Among the household. The Asmoneans were leaders and rulers regarding the Jews from 168 to 35 b. c.

Sentence Examples with the word Asmonean

The Pharisees decided that they could not take action on either side, since the elder son of Alexandra was directed by the Idumaean Antipater; and the people had an affection for such Asmonean princes as dared to challenge the Roman domination of their ancestral kingdom.

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