the period following birth during which milk is secreted
Corpus Christi
Thursday after Trinity Sunday; first celebrated in 1246
one of the four-year intervals between Olympic Games; used to reckon time in ancient Greece for twelve centuries beginning in 776 BC
Commonwealth Day
British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
dry season
one of the two seasons in tropical climates
wedding anniversary
the anniversary of the day on which you were married (or the celebration of it)
time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved
twentieth century
the century from 1901 to 2000
a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
the middle part of February
life after death
Feast of Sacrifice
the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
Walpurgis Night
eve of May Day
Fast of Tammuz
(Judaism) a minor fast day on Tammuz 17 when the walls of Jerusalem were breached
Jewish calendar month
a month in the Jewish calendar
Reconstruction Period
the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
name day
the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
the 15th century in Italian art and literature
iron age
(classical mythology) the last and worst age of the world
the first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October)
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