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The season of Christmas.
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(ˈkrɪs məsˌtaɪm)

the Christmas season.
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Noun1.Christmastime - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6Christmastime - 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"
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[ˈkrɪsməsˌtaɪm] nperiodo natalizio or di Natale
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"Just at Christmastime I was deemed worthy to partake of the holy and heavenly sacrament at the shrine of the saint.
Christmas cracker: 'Paul McCartney's Wonderful Christmastime. I'm going through a big McCartney phase at the moment.
No visit to Manhattan would be complete without at least a brief visit to a neighborhood church, and at Christmastime that included visiting the Nativity scene set up with plaster wise men and shepherds bringing their gifts to the stable where the baby Jesus lay.
Explains one agent: "The real problem comes when we all shut down around Christmastime. You'll go away to Hawaii at some remote resort, and there's 30 people around a pool reading scripts.
Wonderful Christmastime, his first solo single since 1971, was a UK Top 10 smash and he was carrying 219 grams of finest marijuana to celebrate with.
Her first teacher was William Wells, and she remembers during her second year of school that she spoke a piece at Christmastime titled "Spirit of Mistletoe."
Check what's on in your church, or see where you may be needed as your gift to others this Christmastime.
"During Christmastime, people step up to high-end models," said Leslie Adams, Compaq's director of consumer marketing.
Extra Fancy: Despite the band's recent label woes (Atlantic dumped them in 1996), front man Brian Grillo and company are continuing to perform--and record: After having released their homegrown five-song EP cassette Christmastime last winter, the band heads back into the studio to record five more songs this summer.
The name El Nino (Spanish for "the child") refers to the warm water's tendency to appear off South America's coast around Christmastime, ruining the region's anchovy harvest
The Fine Line Creative Arts Center's annual artisan gift sale, "Christmastime at the Fine Line Show," opens from 6 to 9 p.m.
Hi Mr Byrne My name is Joan I'm sitting quite comfy While writing this poem I too love the ECHO, The letters and rhymes The same names crop up Time after time Some people think "oh" I couldn't do that But all of you try It's just like a chat Put pen to paper See what comes out And before you know it You'll hear yourself shout Eureka it's happened I've written a poem Let's encourage everyone While they are at home Ta ta for now, keep writing your rhyme 'Cos before you know, it Will be Christmastime by Joan Kielty, Bootle