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Easter

Definition of easter:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to that festival.

part of speech: noun

Feast commemorating Christ's resurrection.

part of speech: noun

A festival of the Christian Church to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

part of speech: noun

A Christian festival commemorating the resurrection of Christ, held on the Sunday after Good- Friday. Easter is the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon or next after the 21st of March; and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter day is the Sunday after; but properly speaking, for the " full moon" in the above the " fourteenth day of the moon" should be substituted.

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