Easter-day


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  • Easter Day —    A festival in honor of our Lord s Resurrection has been observed from the very foundation of Christianity. This is evident from the early disputes had concerning it, not as to whether such a day should be kept, but as to the particular time… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Easter Day — noun the day (in March or April) on which the festival of Easter is celebrated • Syn: ↑Easter Sunday • Hypernyms: ↑Christian holy day …   Useful english dictionary

  • Easter Day — (also Easter Sunday) noun the day on which the festival of Easter is celebrated …   English new terms dictionary

  • Easter Day — noun Easter Sunday, Easter …   Wiktionary

  • Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day — Christmas Eve and Easter Day, a Poem (1850) is, despite the title, often treated as two poems by Robert Browning, rather than as one poem in two parts. It was the first new work published by Robert Browning after his marriage to Elizabeth Barrett …   Wikipedia

  • Easter — • Includes information on the feast and customs Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Easter     Easter     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Easter Controversy — • The dispute regarding the proper time of observing Easter Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Easter Controversy     Easter Controversy      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Easter Triduum — Easter Triduum, Holy Triduum, or Paschal Triduum is a term used by some Christian churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran Church, and many Anglicans, to denote, collectively, the three days from the evening of Holy Thursday …   Wikipedia

  • Easter — Eas ter ([=e]s t[ e]r), n. [AS. e[ a]ster, e[ a]stran, paschal feast, Easter; akin to G. ostern; fr. AS. E[ a]stre, a goddess of light or spring, in honor of whom a festival was celebrated in April; whence this month was called in AS. E[ a]sterm[ …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Easter dues — Easter Eas ter ([=e]s t[ e]r), n. [AS. e[ a]ster, e[ a]stran, paschal feast, Easter; akin to G. ostern; fr. AS. E[ a]stre, a goddess of light or spring, in honor of whom a festival was celebrated in April; whence this month was called in AS. E[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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