Definition of Christmas day

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

Definition of Christmas day

1. Noun. the day on which Christmas is celebrated. Usually held on December 25 in the West, and January 7 in some Eastern Orthodox churches. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Christmas Day

Christine Marie Evert
Christison's formula
Christmas Day
Christmas Days
Christmas Eve
Christmas Island
Christmas Islander
Christmas Islanders
Christmas begonia
Christmas bells
Christmas berry
Christmas box
Christmas boxes
Christmas bush
Christmas cactus
Christmas cake
Christmas cakes

Literary usage of Christmas day

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1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"For Jesus Christ our Saviour Was born on Christmas-day. In Bethlehem, in Jewry, Upon this blessed morn ; The which his mother Mary This blessed babe was ..."

2. The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving (1906)
"Presently a choir of small voices chanted th an old Christmas carol, the burden of which was — Rejoice, our Saviour he was born On christmas day in the ..."

3. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand, William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"christmas day.—This is observed without any real authority or probability ... christmas day, in the primitive Church, was always observed as the Sabbath Day ..."

4. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... and he had a surprising fondness for wandering about in poor neighbourhoods on Christmas-day, past the areas of shabby genteel houses in Somers or ..."

5. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1816)
"We dressed a piece of meal for our customers, as I usually do at Christmas: tins »as dressed on christmas day ; the customers came on Tues- day night and ..."

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