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also No·el  (nō-ĕl′)
1. Christmas.
2. noël also noel A Christmas carol.

[Middle English noel, from Old French, variant of nael, from Latin nātālis (diēs), (day) of birth, from nātus, past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]


(nəʊˈɛl) or


1. (esp in carols) another word for Christmas
2. (Music, other) (often not capital) rare a Christmas carol
[C19: from French, from Latin nātālis a birthday; see natal1]



2. (l.c.) a Christmas song or carol.
[1805–15; < French: Christmas < Latin nātālis (diēs) birthday; see natal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Noel - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6Noel - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Boxing Day - first weekday after Christmas
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
Dec, December - the last (12th) month of the year
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
عيد الميلاد


[nəʊˈel] NNavidad f




(nouˈel) noun
an old word for Christmas.
References in classic literature ?
Noel Vanstone, had recently arrived in London, and was then staying in lodgings occupied by his cousin, Mr.
Noel Vanstone in London for the purpose of obtaining his intercession; and, failing in that, I myself wrote to his father for the second time.
Their group THAW: Noel Oasis broke up before a 2009 Paris concert after years of bitter rows.
last February Noel's grand-nephew Paul Mooney is leading the search and is renewing his appeal to track down Noel, 78, who was last seen in his home city of Dublin in September 1967 and also has a 93-year-old brother living in Tile Hill.
With crowdfunding becoming increasingly popular Noel Music Management has brought the relatively new fundraising method to the classical music industry.
Robyn will also be stepping in to the matinee performance of Noel, Noel at Theatr Ardudwy, Harlech on Sunday, December 8, at 2.
Driving the cab, Noel, 64, has dodged traffic jams in the past by using bus lanes on his fivemile commute to the Deal Or No Deal studios in Bristol.
Noel hot only creates a solid contextual geography and history, but also delves into several major themes about community lire, such as population demographics, unemployment, family constructs, and community development.
Peggy spoke to Liam and Noel and told them enough is enough and not to spend fortunes arguing in court.
Almost from the day they founded Oasis, Noel and Liam were at each others' throats.
Noel, 44, is counter-suing Beady Eye frontman Liam for libel.
Due to high demand Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have added an additional seven new dates across the UK, including Liverpool on September 6 2012.