Christmastide

noun
Christ·​mas·​tide | \ ˈkris-məs-ˌtīd How to pronounce Christmastide (audio) \

Definition of Christmastide

: the festival season from Christmas Eve till after New Year's Day or especially in England till Epiphany

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Examples of Christmastide in a Sentence

may everyone be filled with peace and joy, this Christmastide!

First Known Use of Christmastide

1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Christmastide was in 1590

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“Christmastide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Christmastide. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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Christmastide

noun
Christ·​mas·​tide | \ ˈkris-məs-ˌtīd How to pronounce Christmastide (audio) \

Kids Definition of Christmastide

: the season of Christmas

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