|Definition||:||from Old English: Crīstesmæsse, literally “Christ’s mass”|
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What does Christmas mean?
Christmas is an annual ceremony of the birth of Jesus Christ celebrated generally in December as a religious and cultural holiday by billions of people around the world. The word “Christmas” originated as a compound meaning “Christ’s mass”. It is derived from the Middle English Cristemasse, which is from Old English Crīstesmæsse.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the full form of Christmas (Etymology)?
The full form of Christmas is from Old English: Crīstesmæsse, literally “Christ’s mass”