Definition of holy day in English:

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holy day

Pronunciation: /ˈˌhōlē ˈdā/

noun

A day on which a religious observance is held.
Example sentences
  • Since Albanian Americans are members of either Roman Catholic, Orthodox, or Islamic faiths, many religious festivals and holy days are observed.
  • God rested on the seventh day and declared it holy, giving rise to the observance of a holy day.
  • Some religious holy days were customarily observed with village processions while others were less dramatic.

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Syllabification: ho·ly day

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