blessed event

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bless′ed event′

the birth of a child.
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Noun1.blessed event - the live birth of a childblessed event - the live birth of a child    
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
live birth - the birth of a living fetus (regardless of the length of gestation)
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I think I committed every possible absurdity in the way of preparation for this blessed event. I turn hot when I remember the cravat I bought.
His parents named him McKechnie, naturally, and the team later issued a Bobble Baby to commemorate the blessed event.
Nayer directed the DMC Korangi officials to ensure municipal facilities as soon as possible with the joint efforts of people on the occasion of blessed event.
In his speech on behalf of HM the King, Shaikh Abdulrahman conveyed the greetings of His Majesty the King to all the attendees, wishing them success, affirming His Majesty the King's appreciation of naming this blessed event after him which is the source of pride for our country and people.
MANY people will be struck by the uncanny similarity between Thatcher's "walk in the wilderness" in Thornaby-on-Tees and Theresa May's version of the blessed event staged at Redcar SSI site where Tory ideology has once again surrendered British industry to low cost economies.
Make the most of the Eid Al Fitr celebration as you spend the blessed event in the company of family and friends at Danat Al Ain, a magnificent resort retreat in UAE's picturesque Garden City.
As the hour of the blessed event grew nearer, however, a "horrific" and completely unpredicted snowstorm swept in, he recalls.
Twenty-eight years ago today, I was nine months pregnant and both impatiently waiting for the birth of my second child and wishing the blessed event would not take place just yet because we had yet to overthrow the Marcoses.
PU MMG organizes Melad-e-Mustafa: Punjab University Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics regarding the Blessed event of Eid Milad-ul-Nabi organized "Quran Khawani" and Melad in the department.
I looked forward to the blessed event beginning in early June, a couple of weeks after school let out for the summer.
I very quickly slipped on my sweat pants, slippers and coat and went out to see if something was wrong or if the blessed event was about to happen.