Lady Day

Lady Day
Lady Day
[< Our Lady Day]
Brit. name for THE ANNUNCIATION (sense 2) (see phrase at ANNUNCIATION)

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  • Lady Day — 25 March, the day of the Annunciation, on which, according to Christian belief, the news was given to Mary by the Angel Gabriel that she would become the mother of Jesus Christ. Formerly, Lady Day was officially regarded as the first day of the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lady Day — La dy Day (d[=a]) n. The day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25. See {Annunciation}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lady Day — See quarter day. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • lady day — fish (Newfoundland) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Lady Day — ► NOUN ▪ the feast of the Annunciation, 25 March …   English terms dictionary

  • Lady Day — dablink| Lady Day is also a nickname given to Billie HolidayIn the Christian calendar, Lady Day is the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) and the first of the four traditional Irish and English quarter days. The Lady was the Virgin Mary. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Lady Day — Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Portrait par Carl van Vechten, 1949 Alias Lady Day Nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lady Day — Billie Holiday, 1949 Foto: Carl van Vechten Billie Holiday, geboren als Elinore Harris,[1] (* 7. April 1915 in Philadelphia[2] † 17. Juli 1959 in New York Ci …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lady Day — 1. annunciation (def. 3). 2. one of various days celebrated in honor of the Virgin Mary. [1250 1300; ME oure lady day] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lady Day — noun a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland • Syn: ↑Annunciation, ↑Annunciation Day, ↑March 25 • Hypernyms: ↑quarter day • Part Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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