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 for Tanach
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tanak \Tanak\, Tanakh \Tanakh\, n. [From the initial (Hebrew)
     letters of Torah, Nevi'im, and Kethubim.]
     a term used among Jews for the Hebrew Bible; the Old
     Testament. [Also spelled Tanach.]
     Note: Although Christians use the term "Old Testament", this
           term implies the superseding force of the "New
           Testament", not recognized as revelation by the Jewish
                 The Hebrew Bible is divided into three parts: (1)
                 The Torah, "Law," or Pentateuch. (2) The
                 Prophets . . . (3) The Kethubim, or the
                 "Writings," generally termed Hagiographa. --C.
                                                    H. H. Wright.
           [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the
           Torah and the Prophets and the Writings [syn: Tanakh,
           Tanach, Hebrew Scripture]

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Tanach, same as Taanach

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