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Christmas

Christ·mas

Christmas

 
pronunciation:
krIs ms
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: December 25, celebrated in Christianity as the birth date of Jesus Christ.
definition 2: this day as a legal holiday and an occasion for greetings and gift-giving.
definition 3: the portion of the year associated with this day, often December 24 to January 6.
derivation: Christmasy (adj.)
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