Definition of Easter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Easter

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    NAmE//ˈistər//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] (also Easter Sunday) (in the Christian religion) a Sunday in March or April when Christians remember the death of Christ and his return to life Easter services
  2. 2 the period that includes Easter Sunday and the days close to it the Easter holiday/Easter vacation
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