Epiphany means when a god appears to someone.(noun)
An example of epiphany is when Allah appears to the prophet Muhammad.
Epiphany is defined as a sudden and profound understanding of something.(noun)
An example of epiphany is when someone has been looking for their lost keys and suddenly has an idea of where they are.
The definition of Epiphany is a Christian celebration on January 6th that remembers when the Wise Men first saw Jesus.(noun)
An example of epiphany is the La Befana festival in Italy.
See Epiphany in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. Epiphanies
Origin: ME & OFr epiphanie < LL(Ec) epiphania < Gr(Ec) epiphaneia, appearance < epiphainein, to show forth, manifest < epi-, upon + phainein, to show: see fantasy
See Epiphany in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. e·piph·a·nies
Origin: Middle English epiphanie
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin epiphania
Origin: , from Greek epiphaneia, manifestation
Origin: , from epiphainesthai, to appear
Origin: : epi-, forth; see epi-
Origin: + phainein, phan-, to show; see bhā-1 in Indo-European roots.
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