DESSAU dĕs’ ô, dĕs’ə u (Δεσσαού). ERV LESSAU. A village where the Jews joined battle with Nicanor, a general of , in Maccabean times (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
des’-o, des’-a-u (Dessaou (2 Macc 14:16)): the(British and American) LESSAU (which see).