Holy Days and Periods
Holy Days and Periodsember days
certain days of fasting and prayer occuring in each of the four seasons. [Christian Tradition: NCE, 862]
holy month of the Muslim year. [Islamic Religion: Brewer Dictionary, 747]
the seventh day of the week, prescribed as a day of rest and worship. [Judaism: Brewer Dictionary, 788]
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