Christmastide

[ kris-muhs-tahyd ]
/ ˈkrɪs məsˌtaɪd /

noun

the festival season from Christmas to after New Year's Day.
the period from Christmas Eve to Epiphany, especially in England.

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Origin of Christmastide

First recorded in 1620–30; Christmas + tide1
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British Dictionary definitions for Christmastide

Christmastide
/ (ˈkrɪsməsˌtaɪd) /

noun

another name for Christmas (def. 3)
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