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Christ·mas

 (krĭs′məs)
n.
1. A Christian feast commemorating the birth of Jesus.
2. December 25, the day on which this feast is observed as a public holiday in many countries.
3. Christmastide.

[Middle English Cristemas, from Old English Crīstes mæsse, Christ's festival : Crīst, Christ; see Christ + mæsse, festival; see Mass.]

Christ′mas·sy, Christ′mas·y adj.
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Christmas

(ˈkrɪsməs)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms)
a. the annual commemoration by Christians of the birth of Jesus Christ on Dec 25
b. Also called: Christmas Day Dec 25, observed as a day of secular celebrations when gifts and greetings are exchanged
c. (as modifier): Christmas celebrations.
2. Also called: Christmas Day (in England, Wales, and Ireland) Dec 25, one of the four quarter days. Compare Lady Day, Midsummer's Day, Michaelmas
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Also called (archaic or literary): Christmastide the season of Christmas extending from Dec 24 (Christmas Eve) to Jan 6 (the festival of the Epiphany or Twelfth Night)
[Old English Crīstes mæsse Mass of Christ]
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Christ•mas

(ˈkrɪs məs)

n.
the annual Christian festival commemorating Jesus' birth: celebrated in the Western Church on December 25.
[before 1150; Middle English cristmasse; Old English Cristes mǣsse Mass of Christ]
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Christmas

This celebrates the birth of Christ. The festival is held on the 25 December. The Nativity (depicting the birth of Christ) is a common theme for Christmas theater plays and celebrations.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Christmas - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6Christmas - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Boxing Day - first weekday after Christmas
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
Dec, December - the last (12th) month of the year
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
2.Christmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of ChristChristmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Dec, December - the last (12th) month of the year
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Christmas

noun festive season, Noël, Xmas (informal), Yule (archaic), Yuletide (archaic) Easter and Christmas are two very important religious festivals.
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Translations
عِيد الـمِيلَادعيد ميلاد المسيح
Рождество Христово
Nadal
Vánoce
jul
jõulud
joulu
Božić
karácsony
Natal
jóljólahátíî
クリスマス
크리스마스
KalėdosKalėdų eglutėKūčios
Ziemassvētki
Crăciun
Vianoce
Božič
БожићРождество
jul
คริสต์มาส
Різдво
Giáng Sinh

Christmas

[ˈkrɪsməs]
A. NNavidad f; (= season) → Navidades fpl
at Christmasen Navidad, por Navidades
happy or merry Christmas!¡Feliz Navidad!, ¡Felices Pascuas!
see also father C
B. CPD [decorations, festivities] → de Navidad, navideño/a
Christmas box N (Brit) → aguinaldo m
Christmas cake Npastel m de Navidad, tarta f de Navidad
Christmas card Ncrismas m inv, tarjeta f de Navidad
Christmas carol Nvillancico m
Christmas club Nclub m de ahorros (que los reparte por Navidades)
Christmas Day Ndía m de Navidad
Christmas dinner Ncomida f de Navidad
Christmas Eve NNochebuena f
Christmas Island NIsla f Christmas
Christmas party Nfiesta f de Navidad
Christmas present Nregalo m de Navidad
Christmas pudding N (esp Brit) → pudin m de Navidad
Christmas rose Neléboro m negro
Christmas stocking Nzapatos mpl de Reyes
Christmas time NNavidades fpl, Pascua f de Navidad
Christmas tree Nárbol m de Navidad
CHRISTMAS DINNER
La comida de Navidad (Christmas dinner) que se celebra en familia el día 25, es un momento central de las celebraciones navideñas. En ella se suele comer pavo relleno asado (roast turkey with stuffing) acompañado de coles de Bruselas y patatas asadas. En el Reino Unido el postre tradicional es Christmas pudding, un pastel hecho a base de frutas secas, especias y brandy al que se le añade brandy butter, una mezcla de mantequilla, azúcar y brandy.
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Christmas

[ˈkrɪsməs] nNoël m or f
happy Christmas!, merry Christmas! → joyeux Noël! Christmas dinnerChristmas box n (British)étrennes fpl (offertes à Noël)Christmas cake ngâteau m de Noël (gros cake décoré au sucre glace)Christmas card ncarte f de NoëlChristmas carol nchant m de NoëlChristmas cracker n pétard de Noël en forme de papillote que deux personnes font exploser en tirant dessus afin de découvrir un petit cadeau, une plaisanterie et un chapeau.Christmas Day nle jour de NoëlChristmas decorations npldécorations fpl de NoëlChristmas dinner nrepas m de NoëlChristmas Eve nla veille de NoëlChristmas hamper npanier m de friandises de NoëlChristmas lights npl
(in house)guirlandes fpl (électriques)
(in town, streets)lumières fpl de Noël, éclairages mpl de NoëlChristmas present ncadeau m de NoëlChristmas pudding n (British) pudding traditionnel de NoëlChristmas shopping n
to do one's Christmas shopping (= get presents) → faire ses cadeaux de NoëlChristmas stocking n
I got it in my Christmas stocking → Je l'ai trouvé sous l'arbre de Noël.
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Christmas

nWeihnachten nt; are you going home for Christmas?fährst du (über) Weihnachten nach Hause?; what did you get for Christmas?was hast du zu Weihnachten bekommen?; merry or happy Christmas!frohe or fröhliche Weihnachten!; it’s as if Christmas had come early!das ist wie Ostern und Weihnachten zusammen

Christmas

:
Christmas biscuit, Christmas cookie (US)
Christmas bonus
Christmas box
n (Brit) → Trinkgeld ntzu Weihnachten, ˜ Neujahrsgeld nt
Christmas cake
n Früchtekuchen mit Zuckerguss zu Weihnachten
Christmas card
Christmas carol
Christmas Day
nder erste Weihnachtstag; on Christmasan Weihnachten, am ersten (Weihnachts)feiertag
Christmas Eve
nHeiligabend m; on ChristmasHeiligabend
Christmas Island
nWeihnachtsinsel f
Christmas present
Christmas pudding
nPlumpudding m
Christmas rose
nChristrose f
Christmas stocking
n Strumpf, in den Weihnachtsgeschenke gelegt werden

Christmas

:
Christmas time
nWeihnachtszeit f; at Christmaszur or in der Weihnachtszeit
Christmas tree
nWeihnachtsbaum m, → Christbaum m (esp S Ger)
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Christmas

[ˈkrɪsməs]
1. nNatale m
at Christmas → a Natale
Happy or Merry Christmas! → Buon Natale!
2. adj (tree, cake, present, party) → di Natale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Christmas

(ˈkrisməs) noun
an annual festival in memory of the birth of Christ, held on December 25, Christmas Day.
Christmas Eve
December 24.
ˈChristmas-tree noun
a (usually fir) tree on which decorations and Christmas gifts are hung.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

Christmas

عِيد الـمِيلَاد Vánoce jul Weihnachten Χριστούγεννα Navidad joulu Noël Božić Natale クリスマス 크리스마스 Kerstmis jul Boże Narodzenie Natal Рождество jul คริสต์มาส Noel Giáng Sinh 圣诞节
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