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Holy Innocents' Day

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noun
  1. December 28, a day of religious observance commemorating the slaughter of the children of Bethlehem by Herod's order.
Also called Innocents' Day.
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Holy Innocents' Day

noun
  1. Dec 28, a day commemorating the massacre of male children at Bethlehem by Herod's order (Matthew 2:16); Childermas
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