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Christmas

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈkrɪs.məs/
(the period just before and after) 25 December, a Christian holy day that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ: We're going to my mother's for Christmas. Merry/Happy Christmas! We had a fantastic Christmas. the Christmas holidays
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in Arabic عيد الميلاد…
in Korean 크리스마스…
in Malaysian Krismas…
in French Noël…
in Turkish Noel…
in Italian Natale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖誕節, 聖誕節期間…
in Russian Рождество…
in Polish Boże Narodzenie, Święta (Bożego Narodzenia)…
in Vietnamese lễ Nô en…
in Spanish Navidad…
in Portuguese Natal…
in Thai คริสต์มาส…
in German das Weihnachten…
in Catalan Nadal…
in Japanese クリスマス…
in Indonesian Natal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣诞节, 圣诞节期间…
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