Definition of Transfiguration day
1. Noun. (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
Category relationships: Christian Religion, Christianity
Generic synonyms: Christian Holy Day
Derivative terms: Transfigure
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Literary usage of Transfiguration day
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1. Easter in St. Paul's: Sermons Bearing Chiefly on the Resurrection of Our Lord by Henry Parry Liddon (1890)
"Not His transfiguration day; it was a momentary flash of glory in a career of pain. Not the day of His Crucifixion ; it was a great day for a ruined world, ..."
2. The Sabbath Made for Man, Or, The Origin, History, and Principles of the by Micaiah Hill (1857)
"It was a kind of transfiguration day, shedding a mild glory upon every creature, and inviting us to view the concerns of time in connexion with those of ..."
3. Constantinople, Old and New by Harrison Griswold Dwight (1915)
"... the Metamorphosis — is the scene of an interesting one on Transfiguration Day (August 6/19). No good Greek eats grapes till after the Transfiguration. ..."
4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"... consisted of the office for transfiguration day, on ten leaves, and that by Pynson, the office for the succeeding day, occupying twenty-four leaves. ..."
5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1895)
"Suppose such a season on the " transfiguration day" of our Lord. (6) Gatherings also for special spiritual services under well-defined regulations, ..."