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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches.

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  • If a menorah is a secular symbol, why is it used in celebrations of Hannukah?
  • The seven-candle menorah is a symbol of that holiday.
  • The word menorah just refers to the traditional seven-branched candleholder used throughout the year.
  • By the way, If a menorah is ever called a holiday candelabra, I will take back everything I ever said about just Christmas being censored. for more
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