- twelfth day
- second advent
- Second Coming of Christ
(Christianity) The first or the expected second coming of Christ.
(Christianity) The period or season of the Christian church year between Advent Sunday and Christmas.
Other Word Forms of Advent
Origin of Advent
Middle English the Advent season from Old French from Latin adventus arrival from past participle of advenīre to come to ad- ad- venīre to come gwā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin adventus (“coming to”), perfect passive participle form of verb advenīre (“come to”).
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