Holy Innocents' Day


noun

December 28, a day of religious observance commemorating the slaughter of the children of Bethlehem by Herod's order.

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Holy Innocents' Day

noun

Dec 28, a day commemorating the massacre of male children at Bethlehem by Herod's order (Matthew 2:16); Childermas
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