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Easters, plural;
  1. The most important and oldest festival of the Christian Church, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and held (in the Western Church) between March 21 and April 25, on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the northern spring equinox

  2. The period in which this occurs, esp. the weekend from Good Friday to Easter Monday

  1. a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox
  2. east wind: a wind from the east
  3. Easter (Ēostre (Old English); Πάσχα Paskha, from Hebrew: פֶּסַח Pesakh,/Passover) is the central religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Christian scripture, Jesus was resurrected from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. ...
  4. Easter is an album by the Patti Smith Group, released in March 1978 on Arista Records (see 1978 in music). ...
  5. Easter (Påsk) is a symbolic religious drama from 1901 by Swedish playwright August Strindberg.
  6. Eastertide, or the Easter Season, or Paschal Time, is the period of fifty days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday.
  7. Easter is the second album by These Arms Are Snakes. It was released on October 10, 2006 on Jade Tree Records.
  8. Eastern
  9. main feast of Christian churches. Interesting from a calendrical point of view is the determination of the date of the Easter sunday. The main rule for this was established at the Council of Nicaea in 325 BCE. ...
  10. also called Pascha, commemorates the resurrection of Jesus, which Christians believe occurred on the third day after his crucifixion some time in the period between 27 to 33 C.E.. ...
  11. the third of three Terms in the academic year, between Easter and midsummer.
  12. Easter is a holiday celebrated in the early spring. Although it has its roots in Christianity, it also has non-religious ceremonies and celebrations attached to it.
  13. 1)     This is the major Christian feast which celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. In New Testament times it was celebrated weekly as every Sunday was known as ‘the Lord’s day’ and honoured as a new Sabbath. Easter Sunday marks the end of the penitential period of Lent.
  14. falls on the Sunday first after the paschal full moon. The paschal full moon is the full moon which falls on or first after 21st March - the vernal equinox. The date of Easter is however calculated, and is therefore fixed by reference to a theoretical moon. [more]
  15. electronic sensor on board of EOS-AM1 (sometimes called Earth, or something).
  16. The day celebrating the Lord's Resurrection and the Fifty Days following.
  17. The Feast of the Resurrection of Christ, also known as Pascha (from the Hebrew word for Passover). Christ proclaimed Himself as the true Passover and offered Himself as a sacrifice. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter according to the decree of the Council of Nicea in A.D. ...
  18. Special Easter bread and boiled eggs that are dyed blood red (symbolic of Christ's crucifixion) are the most important food items for Orthodox during the Easter season. ...
  19. n. The highest point of the Christian calendar, named after the Babylonian whore goddess.
  20. The most holy of Christian sacred days. The day commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.   Note that the Roman Catholic and Protestant observance date varies from the Orthodox observance date.
  21. Latter-day Saints celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter.
  22. Friday 15-Apr-11 to Tuesday 26-Apr-11 inclusive (return Wednesday 27th)
  23. The festival that commemorates the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, the third day after he was crucified. It is called Easter Day in our prayer book, but has come to be called (redundantly) Easter Sunday by the media, most laity, and some clergy, all of whom ought to know better. ...
  24. Holiday School finishes at 12.00 on Thursday 21 April
  25. the date around which the others are placed