Definition of Annunciation day

1. Noun. A festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland.

Exact synonyms: Annunciation, Lady Day, March 25
Generic synonyms: Quarter Day
Group relationships: Mar, March



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annunciation Day

Annie
Annie Oakley
Anniellidae
Annika
Anno Domini
Anno Hegirae
Annona
Annona cherimola
Annona diversifolia
Annona glabra
Annona muricata
Annona reticulata
Annona squamosa
Annonaceae
Annunciation
Annunciation Day
Annunciation lily
Annwfn
Annwn
Anoa depressicornis
Anoa mindorensis
Anobiidae
Anodonta
Anoectochilus
Anogramma
Anogramma leptophylla
Anointing of the Sick
Anolis carolinensis
Anomala
Anomala orientalis

Literary usage of Annunciation day

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Even the two on John the Baptist and annunciation day, which Migne claims for him, are doubtful; the first supposes a fully developed veneration of the ..."

2. Cambridge Antiquarian Communications (1881)
"But the annunciation day did not get the name of the first Mary's mass, because anciently, as is explained in my paper on the Lapland Calendar, ..."

3. Description of a Norwegian Clog-calendar: Communicated to the Cambridge by Eiríkr Magnússon (1879)
"But the annunciation day did not get the name of the first Mary's mass, because anciently, as is explained in my paper on the Lapland Calendar, ..."

4. Sermons by Mark Frank (1849)
"This makes it Annunciation-day, the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, as the Church calls it, and the annunciation to her, as we may call it ..."

5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1849)
"None other than the New Year's or Circumcision day, the Epiphany or Twelfth day, annunciation day, Good Friday, Ascension day, Corpus Christi day, ..."

6. The Poetical Works of George Herbert: With Life, Critical Dissertation and by George Herbert, George Gilfillan (1854)
"... their Annunciation-day. THE NATIVITY, OR CHRISTMAS-DAY. UNFOLD thy face, unmask thy ray, Shine forth bright sun, double the day. ..."

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