Yuletide Definition

yo͝oltīd
noun
Christmastime.
Webster's New World
The season of Yule.
American Heritage

A common name for the flower Camellia sasanqua native to Japan and nearby islands.

Wiktionary

(dated) The period of celebration of a pre-Christian festival associated with the (northern) winter solstice, later absorbed into the festival of Christmas.

Wiktionary
(Australia, regional) The period of southern winter, sometimes celebrated in the colder, snowy regions of Australia with allusions to Christmas and snow, originally a marketing gimmick.
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Other Word Forms of Yuletide

Noun

Singular:
yuletide
Plural:
yuletides

Origin of Yuletide

  • Yule +"Ž -tide (“period around a holiday"), from Old English tÄ«d (“time")

    From Wiktionary

  • Yule (“Christmas") +"Ž -tide (“period around a festival")

    From Wiktionary

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