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English definition of “Christmas”

Christmas

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈkrɪsməs/
the Christian period of celebration around 25 December, when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and people give each other presents, or the day itself: We're going to my mother's for Christmas. Merry Christmas! Christmas dinner → See also Father ChristmasReligious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasions
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