Part of speech: noun

A Christian festival commemorating the resurrection of Christ.

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Usage examples "easter":

  1. Since Easter he had cursed three times. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
  2. Once when he had lost a wager to her he brought her a diamond necklace in an Easter egg. - "Countess Erika's Apprenticeship", Ossip Schubin.
  3. His arguments prevailed; and he records with satisfaction that on Easter Day that year his friend, for the first time since the Revolution, received the Communion at his hands. - "The English Church in the Eighteenth Century", Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton.