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Sun·day

 (sŭn′dē, -dā′)
n. Abbr. Sun. or S
The day of the week that comes after Saturday and before Monday. It is considered the first day of the week in Judeo-Christian tradition. Sunday is observed as the Sabbath in most branches of Christianity.

[Middle English sonnedai, sondai, from Old English sunnandæg; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.]

Sunday

(ˈsʌndɪ; -deɪ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the first day of the week and the Christian day of worship
[Old English sunnandæg, translation of Latin diēs sōlis day of the sun, translation of Greek hēmera hēliou; related to Old Norse sunnu dagr, German Sonntag]

Sun•day

(ˈsʌn deɪ, -di)

n.
1. the first day of the week, observed as the Sabbath by most Christian denominations.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Sunday.
3. used, done, taking place, or being as indicated only on or as if on Sundays: a Sunday driver.
[before 900; Middle English sun(nen)day, Old English sunnandæg, translation of Latin diēs sōlis]
Sun′day•like`, adj.

Sun•day

(ˈsʌn deɪ, -di)

n.
William Ashley ( “Billy Sunday” ), 1862–1935, U.S. evangelist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunday - first day of the weekSunday - first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
day of rest, rest day - a day set aside for rest
weekend - a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday
2.Sunday - United States evangelist (1862-1935)

Sunday

noun the Sabbath, the Lord's day I thought we might go for a drive on Sunday.
Translations
الأَحَديوم الأحَد
неделя
neděle
søndag
dimanĉo
pühapäev
sunnuntai
nedjelja
vasárnap
Minggu
sunnudagur
日曜日
일요일
sekmadienisbe galo ilgaisekmadieninė mokykla
svētdiena
duminică
nedeľa
nedelja
недеља
söndag
วันอาทิตย์
неділя
chủ nhật

Sunday

[ˈsʌndɪ]
A. Ndomingo m
see Tuesday for usage
B. CPD Sunday best N in one's Sunday besten traje de domingo, endomingado
Sunday opening N = Sunday trading Sunday paper Nperiódico m del domingo
Sunday school Nescuela f dominical, catequesis f
Sunday school teacher Nprofesor(a) m/f de escuela dominical
Sunday supplement Nsuplemento m dominical
Sunday trading Napertura f en domingo
Sunday trading laws NPLleyes fpl reguladoras de la apertura en domingo
SUNDAY PAPERS
Los periódicos dominicales (Sunday Papers) juegan un papel importante en el Reino Unido. Algunos de ellos, como The Observer o News of the World sólo se publican ese día, mientras que otros, como The Sunday Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent on Sunday, The Sunday Express o The Sunday Mirror, son ediciones especiales de periódicos diarios. Los dominicales suelen tener distintas secciones, con espacios para cultura, viajes, deportes o negocios, además de incluir muchos de ellos una revista en color.
En Estados Unidos se suelen comprar más los periódicos locales que los de tirada nacional. De éstos, el principal es el New York Times. Al igual que en el Reino Unido, los periódicos dominicales tienen más secciones de lo habitual, con artículos más extensos y venden más ejemplares. Pero a diferencia de los británicos, los estadounidenses suelen comprar un solo periódico los domingos.

Sunday

[ˈsʌndeɪ]
ndimanche m
on Sunday → dimanche
on Sundays → le dimanche
every Sunday → tous les dimanches
last Sunday → dimanche dernier
next Sunday → dimanche prochain
modif [lunch] → du dimanche, dominical(e)
Sunday morning → dimanche matin
Sunday afternoon → dimanche après-midi
Sunday evening → dimanche soirSunday best n
in one's Sunday best → dans ses habits du dimanche, tout endimanché(e)Sunday paper njournal m du dimancheSunday school ncatéchisme m
to go to Sunday school → aller au catéchismesun deck n (in house)terrasse f; (on ship)pont m solarium

Sunday

nSonntag m; a month of Sundays (inf)ewig (lange), eine Ewigkeit; not or never in a month of Sundays (inf)nie im Leben ? also Tuesday
adj attrSonntags-; tradingam Sonntag; Sunday (news)paperSonntagszeitung f

Sunday

:
Sunday best
nSonntagskleider pl, → Sonntagsstaat m (old, hum)
Sunday driver
nSonntagsfahrer(in) m(f)
Sunday-go-to-meeting
adj (US inf) → Sonntags-; Sunday clothesSonntagskleider pl, → Sonntagnachmittagsausgehkleider pl (hum)
Sunday painter
nSonntagsmaler(in) m(f)

Sunday

[ˈsʌndɪ] ndomenica
he'll never do it in a month of Sundays → non ci riuscirà mai e poi mai
for usage see Tuesday

Sunday

(ˈsandi) noun
the first day of the week, the day following Saturday, kept for rest and worship among Christians.
Sunday best/clothes
the smart garments that a person wears for special occasions.
Sunday school
a school attended by children on Sundays for religious instruction.
a month of Sundays
a very long time.

sunday

الأَحَد neděle søndag Sonntag Κυριακή domingo sunnuntai dimanche nedjelja domenica 日曜日 일요일 zondag søndag niedziela domingo воскресенье söndag วันอาทิตย์ Pazar Chủ nhật 星期日
References in classic literature ?
Every seat was crowded, too; for it was Sunday, and consequently everybody was taking a "pleasure" excursion.
Year in and year out, not a day's rest, and never a Sunday with my wife and children; and never able to go to a place of worship, which I had always been used to do before I took to the driving box.
There was no chance, I was glad to think, as we set out on Sunday afternoon, of meeting Eric at the Hall, as he had returned to town the day after his engagement was announced.
He had a cent in his pocket for the Sunday School collection, and a five-cent piece for the church collection; he carried his Bible in one hand and his Sunday School quarterly in the other; he knew his lesson and his Golden Text and his catechism question perfectly.
Well, hang those dresses carefully up in your closet, and then sit down and learn the Sunday school lesson.
Another Sunday man and horse and dog roved the Piedmont hills.
They were busy making the necessary arrange- ments to alter the route of the Southampton and Portsmouth Sunday League excursions.
The time we bought God's picture from Jerry Cowan--the time Dan ate the poison berries--the time we heard the ghostly bell ring--the bewitchment of Paddy--the visit of the Governor's wife--and the night we were lost in the storm--all awaken reminiscent jest and laughter; but none more than the recollection of the Sunday Peg Bowen came to church and sat in our pew.
On the eleventh of July, which was Saturday, the manifesto was received but was not yet in print, and Pierre, who was at the Rostovs', promised to come to dinner next day, Sunday, and bring a copy of the manifesto and appeal, which he would obtain from Count Rostopchin.
Early on Sunday morning he went into a little room called a study in the bell tower of the church and prayed.
Why, I'm that tired Sunday I can't even read the papers.
As to the Sunday school--it had been the resignation of its superintendent and two of its teachers that had been the last straw, and that had sent the harassed minister to the quiet woods for prayer and meditation.