Holy Innocents' Day

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Holy Innocents' Day

n. Christianity
December 28 or 29, observed in commemoration of the slaughter of male infants in Bethlehem during Herod the Great's attempt to kill the infant Jesus.

Holy Innocents' Day

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(Roman Catholic Church) Dec 28, a day commemorating the massacre of male children at Bethlehem by Herod's order (Matthew 2:16); Childermas
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Noun1.Holy Innocents' Day - December 28, commemorating Herod's slaughter of the children of Bethlehem
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians