a year in the ecclesiastical calendar, used especially in reference to the various feast days and special seasons.
- Also called church year.
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How to use Christian year in a sentence
His fame rests on the renowned work, “The Christian year,” which he published anonymously in 1872.Through the Year With Famous Authors | Mabel Patterson
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.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III | Alexander Maclaren
What the Christian year was in religion to us Scott was in history.Chantry House | Charlotte M. Yonge