religious holiday

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Noun1.religious holiday - a day specified for religious observancereligious holiday - 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
Dormition, Feast of Dormition - celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th
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Gurban Bayrami (Eid al-Adha) or the religious holiday of sacrifice is one of the most sacred holidays in the Islamic world.
On the eve of Aidiladha, Sebastian and Meabh made their first public appearance here and expressed the family's deep gratitude to the search team for their efforts, noting that the search was ongoing for their daughter despite the religious holiday.
Every religious holiday should be in the spirit of mutual respect and solidarity and an incentive for all who celebrate it to create better, happier and more prosperous future for all the BiH citizens, the BiH Presidency announced.
Eid al-Adha, 'Festival of Sacrifice' or 'Greater Eid,' is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismail as an act of obedience to God, but instead was able to sacrifice a ram (by God's command).
However, over the years, I feel that there are some aspects to this religious holiday that have been completely forgotten.
Munther Zeid received the fine after he allowed one of his Foodfare stores to open on the religious holiday. Police said Zeid was in violation of Manitoba's Retail Business Holiday Closing Act, which mandates that certain shops be closed on several holidays, including Good Friday, reported the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC).
Yet that does not mean we do not learn lessons from this Eid and aim to rectify them before the next religious holiday. This Eid, as with other Eids, the problem of moon-sighting persisted, becoming a larger controversy than before this time.
While talking to the media, she said that ousted premier Nawaz Sharif has directed to present this suggestion in the All Party Conference (APC) after the religious holiday.
Slovaks perceive Easter as a primarily religious holiday.Easter is the most important holiday in the Christian calendar.
Assaf told the delegation that Christmas, even though is a religious holiday, it is also a national holiday.
Muslims in Taiwan and around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, an important religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, on Friday, June 15, with more than 200 people gathered at the Taipei Grand Mosque to perform Eid prayer, amid drizzle in the early morning.
Idd ul-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadhan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.Idd ul-Fitrwas originated by theIslamicprophet Muhammad.

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