Twelfth Night

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Twelfth Night

n.
January 5, the eve of Epiphany, celebrated as a holiday in parts of Europe and the United States and marked by feasting, merrymaking, and the lighting of bonfires.

Twelfth Night

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms)
a. the evening of Jan 5, the eve of Twelfth Day, formerly observed with various festal celebrations
b. the evening of Twelfth Day itself
c. (as modifier): Twelfth-Night customs.

Twelfth′ Night′


n.
the evening before Twelfth Day or the evening of Twelfth Day itself.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Twelfth night - eve of Twelfth day; evening of January 5
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
Translations

Twelfth Night

nDreikönige; (= evening)Dreikönigsabend m

Twelfth Night

nla notte dell'Epifania
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Twelfth Night (in full Twelfth Night, or What You Will) Comedy in five acts by Shakespeare, William, Shakespeare, performed in 1601-02 and printed in the First Folio of 1623 from a promptbook or a transcript of it.