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Meaning of “Christmas” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 Christmas Religious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasions
Translations of “Christmas”
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…
(Definition of Christmas from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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