Easter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “Easter” in the English Dictionary

"Easter" in British English

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Easternoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈiː.stər/  us   /-stɚ/
a ​Christianreligiousholiday to ​celebrateJesus Christ's ​return to ​life after he was ​killed: I get two ​weeks off ​school at Easter.
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  • We're going to my ​parents for Easter.
  • Did you have a ​nice Easter?
(Definition of Easter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Easter" in American English

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Easternoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈi·stər/
a ​Christianreligiousholiday that ​celebratesJesus Christ’s ​return to ​life
(Definition of Easter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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