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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·mo·ne·an a. Of or pertaining to the patriotic Jewish family to which the Maccabees belonged; Maccabean; as, the Asmonean dynasty. [Written also Asmonæan.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.