Advent

Definition of Advent

Ad`vent
n.1.(Eccl.) The period including the four Sundays before Christmas.
Advent Sunday
(Eccl.) the first Sunday in the season of Advent, being always the nearest Sunday to the feast of St. Andrew (Now. 30).
- Shipley.
2.The first or the expected second coming of Christ.
3.Coming; any important arrival; approach.
Death's dreadful advent.
- Young.
Expecting still his advent home.
- Tennyson.

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Allhallowmas, Allhallows, Allhallowtide, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Carnival, Christmas, Corpus Christi, Easter, Easter Monday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Eastertide, Ember days, Epiphany, Good Friday, Halloween, Hallowmas, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Lady Day, Lammas, Lammas Day, Lammastide, Lent, Lententide, Mardi Gras, Martinmas, Maundy Thursday, Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, Michaelmastide, Palm Sunday, Pancake Day, Passion Week, Pentecost, Quadragesima, Quadragesima Sunday, Septuagesima, Shrove Tuesday, Trinity Sunday, Twelfth-day, Twelfth-tide, Whit-Tuesday, White Sunday, Whitmonday, Whitsun, Whitsunday, Whitsuntide, Whitweek
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