Definitions for Christmas and Xmas that I never knew

Christmas, which literally means the Mass of Christ, is celebrated in many countries throughout the world. The word is a contraction of Christ’s Mass. It is a holiday in Christian calendar which celebrates the birth of Jesus, usually observed on December 25.

According to American Heritage Dictionary, the word Xmas has been used
for hundreds of years in religious writing. X is from the Greek letter chi, which is the first letter of Christ in Greek.

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