Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to holy day: High Holy Day
holy dayalso ho·ly·day (hō′lē-dā′)
A day specified for religious observance.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a day on which a religious festival is observed
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a consecrated day or religious festival.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||holy day - a day specified for religious observance|
fast day - a day designated for fasting
Christian year, church year - the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.