Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve
night before Christmas, night of December 24

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Christmas Eve — «Christmas Eve» …   Википедия

  • Christmas eve — Christmas 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Christmas Eve — n [U] December 24th, the day before Christmas Day ▪ We spent Christmas Eve cooking and getting ready for Christmas Day. ▪ Unfortunately, I ve got to work on Christmas Eve …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Christmas Eve — noun count or uncount the day or evening before Christmas Day …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Christmas Eve — n. the day or, esp., the evening before Christmas Day …   English World dictionary

  • Christmas Eve — For other uses, see Christmas Eve (disambiguation). Julaftonen (Christmas Eve), a watercolor painted 1904–05 by Carl Larsson (1853–1919) Christmas Eve is the day that, according to modern calendars, contains the evening, or first evening, of… …   Wikipedia

  • Christmas Eve — noun the day before Christmas (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Dec 24 • Hypernyms: ↑holiday * * * noun, pl ⋯ Eves [count, noncount] : the day before Christmas : December 24 * * * ˌChristmas ˈEve [Christmas Eve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christmas Eve — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Christmas Eve : singular Christmas Eve plural Christmas Eves the day or evening before Christmas Day …   English dictionary

  • Christmas Eve — N UNCOUNT Christmas Eve is the 24th of December, the day before Christmas Day …   English dictionary

  • Christmas Eve — Christ′mas Eve′ n. the evening or the day preceding Christmas • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • Christmas Eve — noun a) The evening before Christmas Day. b) The day before Christmas Day …   Wiktionary


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