feast day


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Noun1.Feast day - a day designated for feastingfeast day - a day designated for feasting  
church festival, religious festival - a festival having religious significance
Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashona, Rosh Hashonah - (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
movable feast, moveable feast - a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1 - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
Christmas Day, Dec 25, Xmas, Christmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
Id al-Fitr - a Muslim day of feasting at the end of Ramadan
Feast of Sacrifice, Id al-Adha - the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
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But Euryclea called the maids and said, "Come, wake up; set about sweeping the cloisters and sprinkling them with water to lay the dust; put the covers on the seats; wipe down the tables, some of you, with a wet sponge; clean out the mixing-jugs and the cups, and go for water from the fountain at once; the suitors will be here directly; they will be here early, for it is a feast day.
In the past more than one Langa-Langa and Somo boy had gone to make a Su'u feast day, just as Su'u boys, on occasion, had similarly served feasts at Langa-Langa and at Somo.
When a child fell into her power, she killed it, cooked and ate it, and that was a feast day with her.
It was a feast day and they'd run an excursion up country but of Guayaquil, and this was the crowd coming back.
Tis one of our feast days, lording, and we were disposed to be merry this day, and make free with a deer, out here where they are so many.
In 2016, he set another feast day for another key woman in Christ's life, declaring July 22 as the feast of St.
PUPILS and staff at Our Lady's Convent School were joined by Father Simon Gillespie as he celebrated mass to mark the Feast Day of the Presentation of the Lord - otherwise known as Candlemas.
The school's Feast Day Mass on Friday will end Catholic Education Week in St.
The actress always greets Padre Pio on his birthday or feast day through her social media account.
And Go's greatest shot in Season 80 came in the feast day of St.
Joseph's feast day celebrates food and giving food to the hungry; many Italian-Americans, especially Sicilians, observe the feast day.
The inhabitants of the Bulgarian village of Momchilovtsi in the Rhodope mountains celebrated the feast day of Saint Stephen on Sunday by unveiling a chapel dedicated to the first Christian martyr.