Definition of Epiphany noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪˈpɪfəni//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈpɪfəni//
Religious holidays and festivals
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a Christian festival, held on the 6 January, in memory of the time when the Magi came to see the baby Jesus at Bethlehem See related entries: Religious holidays and festivals Word Origin Middle English: from Greek epiphainein ‘reveal’. The sense relating to the Christian festival is via Old French epiphanie and ecclesiastical Latin epiphania.
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