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A Christian festival observed from December 24, Christmas Eve, to January 5, the eve of Epiphany.
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an archaic or literary name for Christmas3
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1. the Christmas season.
2. the period from Christmas Eve to Epiphany.
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|Noun||1.||Christmastide - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6|
Boxing Day - first weekday after Christmas
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
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