noun Hil·a·ry·mas \ˈhil(ə)rēməs\

Definition of Hilarymas



  1. :  the feast of St. Hilary on January 13 in the Anglican calendar and January 14 in the Roman Catholic calendar

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Origin and Etymology of hilarymas

Middle English Hillarimesse, from St. Hilaryab a.d. 367 bishop of Poitiers + Middle English messe mass — more at mass

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