Advent is defined as the beginning or arrival of something.(noun)
An example of advent is the start of a new season.
In religion, the term advent is defined as the celebration of the coming of Christ.(noun)
An example of advent is the four week period of time leading up to Christmas, the birth of Christ.
See Advent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr avent < ML adventus < pp. of L advenire, to come < ad-, to + venire, come
See Advent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, the Advent season
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin adventus, arrival
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of advenīre, to come to
Origin: : ad-, ad-
Origin: + venīre, to come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.
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