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CHRISTMAS DAY

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CHRISTMAS DAY (noun)
  The noun CHRISTMAS DAY has 1 sense:

1. a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

  Familiarity information: CHRISTMAS DAY used as a noun is very rare.


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CHRISTMAS DAY (noun)


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Meaning:

A Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Christmas Day; Dec 25; Xmas; Christmas

Hypernyms ("Christmas Day" is a kind of...):

quarter day (a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due)

feast day; fete day (a day designated for feasting)

holy day of obligation (a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion)

legal holiday; national holiday; public holiday (authorized by law and limiting work or official business)

Holonyms ("Christmas Day" is a part of...):

Dec; December (the last (12th) month of the year)


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