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Origin of Easter
OTHER WORDS FROM Easterpost-Easter, adjectivepre-Easter, noun
Words nearby Easter
Example sentences from the Web for Easter
At the same time, the Easter Elchies House began to deteriorate.
The land at Easter Elchies was the ideal place for Reid to set up his business.
When I reached Easter Elchies House, it was almost midnight, well, well, well passed the time that I was expected to arrive.
And I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to stay at Easter Elchies House, the spiritual home at The Macallan.
The company soon embarked on a refurbishment of Easter Elchies, opening to the public in 1985.
The doctor had been spending Easter at Cannes, and the dowager had devoutly prayed that he might not yet return.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The devotional reading of the story is a most natural and helpful observance of the Easter season.His Last Week|William E. Barton
That morning, it was the first Sunday after Easter, the Duchess rode out of the castle on her great sorrel horse, while on?Honey-Bee|Anatole France
I often console myself with thoughts of Easter, spring, and the summer holidays.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
After the reform bill had been read a second time, the lords broke up for the Easter recess.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for Easter
Other words from EasterRelated adjective: paschal
Word Origin for Easter
Cultural definitions for Easter
An important religious festival among Christians (see also Christian); it commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus after his Crucifixion. Easter is celebrated on a Sunday in spring, and the season of Easter, a time of rejoicing, continues for several weeks. The penitential season of Lent is a time of preparation for Easter.