holy day of obligation

noun phrase

Definition of holy day of obligation

: a feast on which Roman Catholics are duty-bound to attend mass

First Known Use of holy day of obligation

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Holy day of obligation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holy%20day%20of%20obligation. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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