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advents, plural;
  1. The arrival of a notable person, thing, or event
    • - the advent of television
  2. The first season of the church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays

  3. The coming or second coming of Christ

  1. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
  2. the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
  3. Second Coming: (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
  4. Advent (from the Latin word adventus meaning "coming") is a season observed in many Western Christian churches, a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. ...
  5. Advent is a Kernersville, North Carolina-based hardcore punk band currently signed to Solid State Records. The band features former members Beloved, and is considered a pseudo-continuation of Beloved. The band has released two albums under the label Solid State Records.
  6. Advent:Publishers is a publishing house founded by Earl Kemp and other members of the University of Chicago Science Fiction Club in 1956, to publish criticism, history, and bibliography of the science fiction field, beginning with James Blish's The Issue at Hand. ...
  7. The Advent is a British electronic music act. It was originally founded in 1993 by Cisco Ferreira and Colin McBean. ...
  8. The Advent is a quarterly magazine produced by the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and is "Dedicated to the Exposition of Sri Aurobindo's Vision of the Future". The first issue appeared on 21 February 1944. Early issues were printed in Madras, later on publication was relocated to the ashram at Pondicherry.
  9. Coming; coming to; approach; arrival
  10. Derived from the Latin word “adventus”, which means “arrival, coming, or presence.” It is used to speak of both Jesus’ first and second coming as the first and the second advent.
  11. the preliminary to Christmas, beginning on the Sunday closest to 30th November
  12. the four Sundays before Christmas, foretelling and anticipating the Incarnation; this season is more preparatory than penitential.
  13. [from Latin ad to, toward + venio to come] Arrival; in Christianity a period of some four weeks preceding Christmas.
  14. the period between Advent Sunday and Christmas, from Latin adventus = arrival.
  15. The beginning of the church year. Starts on the Sunday nearest November 30th (St. Andrew's day) until Christmas. Advent is from the Latin meaning coming or arrival.
  16. The religious season before Christmas when Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ.
  17. The four Sundays in December that celebrate the coming of Christ into the world.
  18. The four weeks just before Christmas. A time set aside to get ready for the coming of Christ. Follow this link to our Advent Liturgy.
  19. Advent is a season of four weeks before Christmas Day in which we prepare for Christmas.
  20. Is from Latin word meaning "to come". It is the first season of the church year, comprising the four weeks prior to Christmas.
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  22. Coming; the word is used specially for the coming of Jesus Christ. In the Roman Catholic Church calendar, the period from Nov 30th to Dec 25th is called the season of advent.
  23. n. the coming or appearance of something
  24. The month leading up to Christmas