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Christmas Day

Definition: Christmas day is the most widely observed Christian festival of the year.

It celebrates Jesus Christ's birth. Though the real historical date of the birth of Jesus is unknown, the church declared that his birthday mass [Christ's mass] would be celebrated on December 25.

Many customs of the past include solstice celebrations of lighting special fires and evergreen decorations.

Other traditions include Christmas lights, Mistletoe, Christmas trees, Santa Claus, Yule Logs and more.

Celebrated on December 25

At Kids' Turn Central:

Christmas Corner
Everything Christmas for families and kids.

Elsewhere on the Web:

A Religious Christmas
All about the religious aspects of Christmas.

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