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Easter

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈiː.stər/ us    /-stɚ/
a Christian religious holiday to celebrate Jesus 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?
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)…
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