Christmas Eve

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noun

the evening or the day preceding Christmas.

Origin of Christmas Eve

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Related Words for christmas eve

Yule, Yuletide, Xmas, Noel, Christmastide

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British Dictionary definitions for christmas eve

Christmas Eve

noun

the evening or the whole day before Christmas Day
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