name day

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name day

n.
The feast day of the saint after whom one is named.

name day

n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
2. (Stock Exchange) another name for ticket day

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n.
1. the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named.
2. the day on which a person is christened.
[1715–25]
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Noun1.name day - the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
saint's day - a day commemorating a saint
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Natalia's day and the name day of two of the Rostovs- the mother and the youngest daughter- both named Nataly.
I am very, very grateful to you, mon cher," or "ma chere"- he called everyone without exception and without the slightest variation in his tone, "my dear," whether they were above or below him in rank- "I thank you for myself and for our two dear ones whose name day we are keeping.
In February 2012 he changed his name days before the refund fraud and then went on the run for more than two years.