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Translation of Ostern in English:

Neutrum Ostern, Ostern


Cultural Note: Ostern

German Easter traditions include hiding Easter eggs (often dyed hardboiled eggs or the chocolate variety) in the garden for children. The Osterhase (Easter hare) is supposed to have brought them. Ostermontag (Easter Monday) is also a public holiday.

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