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EPIPHANY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Epiphany mean? 

EPIPHANY (noun)
  The noun EPIPHANY has 2 senses:

1. a divine manifestation
2. twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus

  Familiarity information: EPIPHANY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EPIPHANY (noun)


Sense 1epiphany [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A divine manifestation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("epiphany" is a kind of...):

manifestation (a clear appearance)


Sense 2Epiphany [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Epiphany of Our Lord; January 6; Three Kings' Day; Twelfth day; Epiphany

Hypernyms ("Epiphany" is a kind of...):

Christian holy day (a religious holiday for Christians)

Holonyms ("Epiphany" is a part of...):

Jan; January (the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice)


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