HyperDic: easter

English > 2 senses of the word Easter / easter:
NOUNtimeEastera Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ
phenomenoneaster, east wind, easterlya wind from the east
Easter / easter > pronunciation
Soundsiy'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Easter: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox.
NarrowerPasch, PaschaThe Christian festival of Easter
Broadermovable feast, moveable feastA religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
Spanishpascua, Pascua
CatalanPasqua de Resurrecció, Pasqua
English > easter: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningA wind from the east.
Synonymseast wind, easterly
NarrowerlevanterAn easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishsolano, viento del este
Catalanvent de l'est
Adjectiveseasterlyfrom the east

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