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A Christian feast observed on September 29 in honor of the archangel Michael.

[Middle English mychelmesse, from Old English (Sanct) Michaeles mæsse, (Saint) Michael's mass : Michaeles, genitive of Michael, the archangel Michael + mæsse, Mass; see Mass.]


Sept 29, the feast of St Michael the archangel; in England, Ireland, and Wales, one of the four quarter days


(ˈmɪk əl məs)

Sept. 29, celebrated as the feast of the archangel Michael.
[before 1150; Middle English Mighelmes; Old English (Sanct) Michaeles masse (St.) Michael's Mass]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Michaelmas - honoring the archangel MichaelMichaelmas - honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
Sep, Sept, September - the month following August and preceding October


A. Nfiesta f de San Miguel (29 setiembre)
B. CPD Michaelmas daisy Nmargarita f de otoño
Michaelmas term N (Brit) (Jur, Univ) → trimestre m de otoño, primer trimestre m


nMichaeli(s) nt


[ˈmɪklməs] nfesta di San Michele
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The appeal for angelic help was timely, Hiltz said, given that September 29 is the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels.
Since at least the fifth century, the Christian church has celebrated the feast of St. Michael and All Angels (Sept.

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