Christian year


Christian year
noun
the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
Syn: ↑church year
Hypernyms: ↑year, ↑twelvemonth, ↑yr
Part Meronyms: ↑religious holiday, ↑holy day, ↑saint's day

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized C
1. : a year of the Christian era : a Gregorian year
2. : the year as it is observed by Christian churches marked by various festivals or commemorations at special seasons and on special days — called also church year

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a year in the ecclesiastical calendar, used esp. in reference to the various feast days and special seasons. Also called church year.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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