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noun as in Xmas

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While they lost the war, one way they tried to win hearts and minds—and political power—was by telling romanticized stories about Christmastime.

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Of course it was Christmastime and like everyone else who ever saw it, I was enchanted.

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In Central Europe, Krampus is a legendary figure who works in tandem with Santa Claus to punish naughty children, while in Greece, the kallikantzaroi are a breed of sinister goblins that surface around Christmastime to wreak havoc in local towns.

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I credit my annual Christmastime freakout to this phenomenon.

In the early 1970s, if you’d walked through midtown Manhattan at Christmastime, you might have happened upon Hallmark’s flagship store.

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This final episode of Extras is the perfect Christmastime escape for those who prefer the bittersweet to the saccharine.

Congress loves to be Scroogey when it comes to helping the poor at Christmastime.

Over the years, the meaning has evolved, essentially, to “Christmastime,” and describes the period between Dec. 24 and Jan. 6.

And it is not clear that there have been a rash of lawsuits from outraged parents over aggressive Christmastime greetings.

And its crew had fought so hard for a Christmastime miracle that was not to be.

It finally came to me at Christmastime a few years ago, a sort of hybrid between the parabola and a box cooker.

You mentioned before that at Christmastime in 1962, you went over to Oswald's apartment in Dallas, is that correct?

I think it was Christmastime,400 yes; and then he said that it is just commercialized, a commercialized holiday.

Let's go back to the time that you went to Oswald's apartment at Christmastime.

At Christmastime, too, it was pleasant when they came singing carols after dark.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Christmastime, such as: christmastide, nativity, noel, yule, yuletide, and festive season.

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