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holy day

a consecrated day or religious festival, especially one other than Sunday.
Origin of holy day
See origin at holiday Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Nor does the holy day of rest interrupt their gregarious proclivities.

  • Mayhap that was how God would punish her for her desecration of the holy day.

    Ghetto Tragedies Israel Zangwill
  • The rules and laws of digestion are not abrogated upon the holy day.

    A Little Book for Christmas Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • It is a solemn day, and for one to smile is a desecration of the holy day, while laughing is gross wickedness.

  • Am I doing all I can, using all the influence God has given me, to lead others to reverence and observe the holy day?

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • On the Sabbath they stripped the plants with their teeth, in order not to desecrate the holy day by gathering them.

  • This—which some might count a desecration of the holy day—the sailors rather accepted as a good omen.

    The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

    Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field
  • The thyrde, to absteyne from wordely operacyon on the holy day, thou and all thy seruauntys of whome thou hast cherg.

British Dictionary definitions for holy day

holy day

a day on which a religious festival is observed
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