from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The first day of the week.
- n. The Sabbath for many Christians.
- Sunday, William Ashley Known as "Billy.” 1862-1935. American evangelist. Originally a professional baseball player (1883-1891), he began preaching in 1896 and became a Presbyterian minister in 1903.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The seventh day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 standard, or the first day of the week in many religious traditions. The Sabbath for most Christians; it follows Saturday and precedes Monday.
- adv. On Sunday
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day.
- adj. Belonging to the Christian Sabbath.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The first day of the week; the Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day. See Sabbath.
- Occurring upon, or belonging or pertaining to, the Lord's Day, or Christian Sabbath.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
- n. United States evangelist (1862-1935)
Middle English, from Old English sunnandæg; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English sunnenday from Old English sunnandæg ("day of the sun"), from sunne ("sun"), + dæg ("day"), late Proto-Germanic *sunnōniz dagaz, as a translation of Latin dies solis; declared the "venerable day of the sun" by Roman Emperor Constantine on March 7, 321 CE. Compare Dutch zondag, West Frisian snein, German Sonntag, Danish søndag. (Wiktionary)