Definition of Innocents' Day in English:

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Innocents' Day

(also Holy Innocents' Day)


A Christian festival commemorating the massacre of the Innocents, 28 December.
Example sentences
  • We took part in the Holy Innocents Day Service at St Martin-in-the-Fields, remembering child victims of war.
  • I ask you to reflect on all those involved by their actions, or by their inaction, in the slaughter recounted in the story of Holy Innocents Day.

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