religious holiday

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Noun1.religious holiday - a day specified for religious observancereligious holiday - a day specified for religious observance
fast day - a day designated for fasting
Christian year, church year - the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
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"
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Dormition, Feast of Dormition - celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th
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Since they will be multidenominational, "they could sell during any religious holiday," Polydoroff said.
The use of religious symbols -- such as a cross, menorah, crescent, Star of David, creche, symbols of Native American religion, or other symbols that are a part of a religious holiday -- is permitted as a teaching aid or resource, provided such symbols are displayed temporarily and as examples of the cultural and religious heritage of the holiday.
95 cloth) is my colleague A1 Menendez's study of the conflicts over religious holiday observances from the fourth century up to the present.
That's why the preferred business holiday greeting card is fast becoming one that does not reference a religious holiday.
Peter's Square on Easter Monday, a religious holiday, the pope said Pakistan had been bloodied by a hideous attack that massacred so many innocent people, mostly families of the Christian minority.
This is the only time of year that mountain resorts are busy and therefore an opportunity for shops to generate some much-needed, extra revenue, by staying open every day, including the religious holiday.
Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Until the mid-1970s, any religious holiday was a cause for celebration for all Lebanese.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- This year's Eid al-Adha, Islam's most important religious holiday, will be a time to remember the poor, with an increased sense of spirituality and civil society organizations in Turkey striving to put smiles on the faces of the needy.
It's not your usual line up for a religious holiday and Bassem is certainly not known for toning down his act, which sees him play everyone from Sabah to Madonna.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has made an official address to the country's Muslim community celebrating the major Muslim religious holiday Eid ul-Fitr.
The nearby Nashoba Regional School District, which encompasses Bolton, Lancaster and Stow, for years grappled with the religious holiday question, and has since decided to keep schools open on Good Friday and Jewish holidays, as has the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District on the North Shore.

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