Christian year

  1. a year in the ecclesiastical calendar, used especially in reference to the various feast days and special seasons.

  • Also called church year.

Words Nearby Christian year Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Christian year in a sentence

  • His fame rests on the renowned work, “The Christian year,” which he published anonymously in 1872.

  • The former of these statements may be granted with certain reservations: The Christian year is an original book.

    Essays | Arthur Christopher Benson
  • She wore a cross and beads round her neck as her only ornament, and knew the Christian year by heart.

    Jude the Obscure | Thomas Hardy
  • The Christian year has perfect days of sunlit splendour, when all the winds are still, and no cloud darkens the unbroken blue.

  • What the Christian year was in religion to us Scott was in history.

    Chantry House | Charlotte M. Yonge