HyperDic: holy_day

English > 1 sense of the expression holy day:
NOUNtimeholy day, religious holidaya day specified for religious observance
English > holy day: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA day specified for religious observance.
Synonymreligious holiday
Part ofchurch year, Christian yearThe year in the ecclesiastical calendar
NarrowerChristian holy dayA religious holiday for Christians
Dormition, Feast of Dormitioncelebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended
Jewish holy dayA religious holiday for Jews
fast dayA day designated for fasting
BroaderholidayA day on which work is suspended by law or custom
Spanishfiesta religiosa
Catalanfesta religiosa

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