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name day

noun
1.
the feast day of the saint after whom a person is named.
2.
the day on which a person is christened.
Origin of name day
1715-1725
First recorded in 1715-25
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British Dictionary definitions for name day

name day

noun
1.
(RC Church) the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
2.
another name for ticket day
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