Easter

Easter is an ancient religious festival occurring at or around the vernal equinox. It originally marked the end of the old year and the dawn of a new year and was celebrated by the Anglo-Saxons in honour of their goddess of the east who was called Easter. In Rome the sacred fire in the temple of Vesta was rekindled on the first of March each year m...
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Easter

[play] Easter (Påsk) is a symbolic religious drama from 1901 by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. The play was produced by the Stockholm ensemble Intima Teatern, which also toured other Scandinavian countries, including performances of Påsk in Kristiania. It was the first of Strindberg`s plays that was staged in Bergen, premiering at ...
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Easter

Easter was the Saxon goddess of the east. A festival was held in her honour each spring, this festival being adopted by the Christian church as modern Easter.
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Easter

[n] - a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ
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Easter

Spring feast of the Christian church, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus. It...
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Easter

This is the most important holy day of the Christian calendar. Easter Sunday commemorates the day in the springtime when the resurrection of Jesus is believed to have occurred. Easter Sunday falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 20th, the nominal date of the Spring Equinox. It can be on any Sunday from March 22nd to April ...
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Easter

Eas'ter noun [ Anglo-Saxon eáster , eástran , paschal feast, Easter; akin to German ostern ; from Anglo-Saxon Eástre , a goddess of light or spring, in honor of whom a festival was celebrated in April; whence this month was called in Anglo-Saxon Eástermōnað
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Easter

East'er intransitive verb (Nautical) To veer to the east; -- said of the wind. Russell.
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Easter

noun a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox
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Easter

• (n.) The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day. • (v. i.) To veer to the east; -- said of the wind. • (n.) An annual church festival commemorating Christ`s resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pasha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this nam...
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Easter

(from the article `Smith, Patti`) ...same time, her concerts often became sloppy and undisciplined. After Radio Ethiopia (1976) she released her most commercially successful album, ...
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Easter

principal festival of the Christian church that celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion. The earliest ... [18 related articles]
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Easter

Easter is a English mixed name. The meaning of the name is `born at Easter` Where is it used? The name Easter is mainly used In English. This name comes from the Saxon word (Eostre) , denoting a goddess of the Saxons, In honor of whom sacrifices were offered about the time of the Passover Easter doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The la...
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Easter

Easter [A.S. Eastre, name of a spring goddess], chief Christian feast, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion. In the West, Easter is celebrated on the Sunday following the full moon next after the vernal equinox (see calendar); thus, it falls between Mar. 22 and Apr. 25. The ...
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Easter

Click images to enlargeSpring feast of the Christian church, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus. It is a moveable feast, falling on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox (21 March); that is, between 22 March and 25 April. The English name derives from Eostre, Anglo-Saxon goddess of...
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Easter

[disambiguation] Easter is a Christian and cultural spring festival. Easter may also refer to: == Music == == Literature == ==Other uses== ...
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Easter

Easter (Old English usually Ēastrun, -on, or -an; also Ēastru, -o; and Ēostre), also called Pasch (derived, through Pascha and Greek Πάσχα Paskha, from פסחא, cognate to פֶּסַח Pesaḥ), or `Resurrection Sunday`, is a festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, described in the New Testament .....
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Easter

Easter, Pascha, or Resurrection Day, is an important religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus, which Christians believe occurred on the third day after his crucifixion some time in the period AD 27 to 33. Easter also refers to the season of the church year called Eastertide or the Easter Season. Trad...
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Easter

A religious holiday ending the Lenten season. Cajuns celebrate by having a crawfish boil or fish fry.
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Easter

Many Christians believe Easter is the greatest festival of the year. The holy day when Jesus came ba
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Easter

[Marillion song] Easter is a song from English neo-progressive rock band Marillion`s 1989 album Seasons End, which became a UK Top 40 hit when issued as a single in 1990. Allmusic describe the song as `heartfelt` with an `imaginative electric-acoustic arrangement`. As with many Marillion songs, the album version features an extended guitar ...
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Easter

[surname] Easter is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ...
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