advent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ad'vent), [key]
- a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.
- (usually cap.) the coming of Christ into the world.
- (cap.) the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas, observed in commemoration of the coming of Christ into the world.
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