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Meaning of MICHAELMAS

Pronunciation:  'mikulmus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
 

MICHAELMAS is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Michaelmas Day, September 29
 
 See Also: quarter day, Sep, Sept, September

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mich"ael*mas\, n. [Michael + mass religious service;
OE. Mighelmesse.]
The feat of the archangel Michael, a church festival,
celebrated on the 29th of September. Hence, colloquially,
autumn.

{Michaelmas daisy}. (Bot.) See under {Daisy}.

 

 

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