Christmas

Holiday originating in Christianity, usually December 25

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians, and forms an integral part of the holiday season centered around it.

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Record iPhone sales have helped Apple deliver revenues of more than $100bn over the Christmas quarter.
10 hours ago • Sky News
A surge in demand for new Xbox consoles as well as further growth in cloud computing has helped Microsoft deliver better-than-expected results over the Christmas..
1 day ago • Sky News

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