Asmonean
Asmonean As`mo*ne"an, n. One of the Asmonean family. The Asmoneans were leaders and rulers of the Jews from 168 to 35 b. c. [1913 Webster]

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  • asmonean — I. see asmonaean II. noun see hasmonaean * * * /az meuh nee euhn/, n. Hasmonean. Also, Asmonaean. * * * Asmonean var. Hasmonean …   Useful english dictionary

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