Easter Term Definition
The summer term of the University of Cambridge , and other educational institutions, running from April to June . The term was model after the legal term, but does not begin and end on the same dates.
Origin of Easter Term
Easter + term . The word Easter is from Old English EASTER TERM EASTER TERM eastre , apparently from Eastre (“the name of a goddess whose festival was celebrated at the vernal equinox ") , from Proto-Germanic EASTER TERM Reconstruction& . The Christian feast day of Easter, which falls between 22 March and 25 April , often occurs during this term.
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