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Easter

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈiːstər/
the Christian period of celebration around Easter Sunday (= the special Sunday in March or April on which Christians celebrate Jesus Christ's return to life) : the Easter holidaysReligious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasions
Translations of “Easter”
in Korean 부활절…
in Arabic عيد القِيامة, عيد الفِصْح…
in French Pâques…
in Turkish Paskalya yortusu…
in Italian Pasqua…
in Chinese (Traditional) 復活節(基督教紀念耶穌復活的節日)…
in Russian Пасха…
in Polish Wielkanoc…
in Spanish Pascua…
in Portuguese Páscoa…
in German das Ostern…
in Catalan Pasqua…
in Japanese イースター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 复活节(基督教纪念耶稣复活的节日)…
(Definition of Easter from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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