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Martinmas Line breaks: Mar¦tin|mas
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːtɪnməs/

Definition of Martinmas in English:


St Martin’s Day, 11 November.
Example sentences
  • These days, the equivalent dates in Scotland are Martinmas, Candlemas, Whitsunday and Lammas.
  • And from Martinmas until Easter he must lie at his lord's fold as often as it is his turn.
  • It is not related to any particular religious festival but coincides with the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, and the Christian festival of Martinmas.

Words that rhyme with Martinmas

biomass • Childermas
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