name day


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name day

n.
The feast day of the saint after whom one is named.

name day

n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
2. (Stock Exchange) another name for ticket day

name′ day`


n.
1. the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named.
2. the day on which a person is christened.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.name day - the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
saint's day - a day commemorating a saint
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Natalia's day and the name day of two of the Rostovs- the mother and the youngest daughter- both named Nataly.
I am very, very grateful to you, mon cher," or "ma chere"- he called everyone without exception and without the slightest variation in his tone, "my dear," whether they were above or below him in rank- "I thank you for myself and for our two dear ones whose name day we are keeping.
Men named Bozhidar, Nayden, Todor, Theodor and women named Bogdana, Todorka, Theodora celebrate their name day on Horse Easter.
What other country in the world would deprive children of a day's schooling because of the name day of the head of the church
In this bright and accessible title, readers will learn about the Name Day celebrations in Greece, special birthday festivals in Japan, different coming-of-age traditions and more about how children across the globe celebrate their birthdays
LifeStyles Furniture first got its start back in 1991 under the name Day Dreams Furniture.
and phone, all went private The social housing stock she put up for sale So now millionaire private landlords prevail Regarding a national name day There are more deserving people in our mind Just look back in history we can find People like Churchill
The hull design was originally sold under the name Day Five, but the mold was sold and sat dormant until 2009.
Focusing on the handicapped head-bangers who make up the Finnish band Pertti Kurikka's Name Day, this thin-ice-treading docu opens a window onto alternative culture, human nature and the very narrow line between so-called normal people and those on the fringe.
MWW Group will enjoy outstanding exposure for its corporate name day in and day out--not to mention the benefits of having the company signage sitting atop of the building facing MetLife Stadium when that venue hosts Superbowl XLVIII in 2014.
Dates having to do with his person--birthday, baptismal day, name day, and priestly ordination anniversary--are not to be celebrated," it said.
Insiders say the name Day is a front-runner but it has not been decided.