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Meaning of CHRISTMAS

Pronunciation:  'krismus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
  2. [n]  period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
  3. [v]  spend Christmas; "We were christmassing in New York"

CHRISTMAS is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Christmas Day, Christmastide, Christmastime, Dec 25, Noel, Xmas, Yule, Yuletide
 See Also: Boxing Day, Dec, December, holy day of obligation, Jan, January, legal holiday, national holiday, pass, quarter day, season, spend



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Christ"mas\, n. [Christ + mass.]
An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a
legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often
celebrated by a particular church service, and also by
special gifts, greetings, and hospitality.

{Christmas box}.
(a) A box in which presents are deposited at Christmas.
(b) A present or small gratuity given to young people and
    servants at Christmas; a Christmas gift.

{Christmas carol}, a carol sung at, or suitable for,

{Christmas day}. Same as {Christmas}.

{Christmas eve}, the evening before Christmas.

{Christmas fern} (Bot.), an evergreen North American fern
   ({Aspidium acrostichoides}), which is much used for
   decoration in winter.

{Christmas flower}, {Christmas rose}, the black hellebore, a
   poisonous plant of the buttercup family, which in Southern
   Europe often produces beautiful roselike flowers

{Christmas tree}, a small evergreen tree, set up indoors, to
   be decorated with bonbons, presents, etc., and illuminated
   on Christmas eve.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of Christmas, symbolizes family togetherness, reunions, and celebration. It is also representative of new beginnings and fresh starts. Consider also your own associations with this holiday.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Advent, Allhallowmas, Allhallows, Allhallowtide, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Carnival, Corpus Christi, Easter, Easter Monday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Eastertide, Ember days, Epiphany, Good Friday, Halloween, Hallowmas, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Lady Day, Lammas, Lammas Day, Lammastide, Lent, Lententide, Mardi Gras, Martinmas, Maundy Thursday, Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, Michaelmastide, Nativity, noel, Palm Sunday, Pancake Day, Passion Week, Pentecost, Quadragesima, Quadragesima Sunday, Septuagesima, Shrove Tuesday, Trinity Sunday, Twelfth-day, Twelfth-tide, White Sunday, Whitmonday, Whitsun, Whitsunday, Whitsuntide, Whit-Tuesday, Whitweek, yule, yuletide