the evening or the day preceding Christmas.
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How to use Christmas Eve in a sentence
Josh Bell and his dad were about to hit a Christmas Eve workout when Bell’s phone buzzed.In Josh Bell, the Nationals added a big bat. Now Mike Rizzo might search for another. | Jesse Dougherty | December 26, 2020 | Washington Post
A man named Colonel Shoup was on duty Christmas Eve, Hillier says.
When Santa Claus takes off on Christmas Eve, he won’t be doing it in secret.
My cousin also wants to fly from North Carolina to New Jersey, spend Christmas Eve with our family and then visit with other family members.COVID Questions: How Should My Family Handle a Coronavirus Christmas? | Jamie Ducharme | December 8, 2020 | Time
Abercrombie & Fitch, for instance, has told shoppers on its web site that December 4 is the cut off to be sure items will arrive by Christmas Eve—unless they’re willing to pay extra shipping.Cyber Monday sales could hit a record $12.7 billion. Can retailers handle the surge? | Phil Wahba | November 30, 2020 | Fortune
Both have different venues in cities across the country on Christmas Eve (and in some cases, Christmas night, too).The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots | Emily Shire | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Throughout Christmas Eve and day, the world is monitoring with bated breath.
Many will simply stay away from crowds and stay home this Christmas Eve, which could be a very silent night indeed.
So here, for your Christmas Eve pleasure, are 20 of my favorites, 10 from the ecclesiastical division and 10 secular.
Take, for example, the recently rebranded Popeyes Bahamas Bowl to be held on Christmas Eve.Welcome to the 2014 College Football Season: Exploitation, Florida State, and the Accused | Robert Silverman | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And when cool silence came again, Hugh begged that the two would have their Christmas Eve dinner with him, at his hotel.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
Another less noted partisan appeared before Castlemaine on Christmas Eve with thirty sword and target men.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
Christmas Eve don't seem to prevent people from dyin' an' bein' turned out o' house an' home.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
And besides there is going to be a very smart dance here Christmas Eve that I particularly wish to attend.Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The neighbors flocked in on Christmas Eve to see Mrs. Darcy's cabin.My New Curate | P.A. Sheehan
British Dictionary definitions for Christmas Eve
the evening or the whole day before Christmas Day
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012