holy day

noun

Definition of holy day

: a day set aside for special religious observance

First Known Use of holy day

before 12th century

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holy day

Definition of holy day for English Language Learners

  • : a day when a religious festival or holiday is observed


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holy day

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Definition of holy day for Students

: a day set aside for special religious observance

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