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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. 2the period that includes Easter Sunday and the days close to it the Easter holiday/Easter vacation
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Easter