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(US, Canada) A greeting used during the Christmas and winter holiday season to recognize the celebration of many holidays, including Christmas, New Year's Day, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and sometimes Thanksgiving.
Christmas pacifiers can be personalized with a sentimental phrase like My First Christmas, or something fun like Santa's Little Helper, Ho Ho Ho, Jingle Bells, or Happy Holidays.
In 1988, Mattel released the first collectible Happy Holidays doll.
The last Happy Holidays Barbie appeared in 1998, but special-edition holiday dolls continue to be developed.
There's nothing wrong with wishing shoppers Happy Holidays but don't order your staff to keep mum about Merry Christmas and force them into rebellion.
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