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  • n. 25th March, an English quarter day.
  • n. 25th March, Christian holy day, the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25. See annunciation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The day on which is held the festival of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25th. See annunciation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland


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