What is another word for the Annunciation?

Pronunciation: [ðɪ ɐnˌʌnsɪˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

The Annunciation is a significant event in Christianity that marks the announcement of the Virgin Mary's pregnancy by the angel Gabriel. It is a pivotal moment in the Gospels and has been depicted in art throughout the ages. Additionally, there are several synonyms that refer to this event, such as the Angelic Salutation, the Announcing of the Incarnation, and the Good News of the Savior's Birth. These all convey the same message of the angel delivering the news to Mary, signaling the beginning of Jesus's earthly life and his sacrifice for humanity. Regardless of the terminology used, the Annunciation remains a crucial part of Christian faith and history.

What are the hypernyms for The annunciation?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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  • The "time of grace" begins at Midsummer, and lasteth to Holyrood-day. The fox may be hunted from the Nativity to the Annunciation of our Lady; the roebuck from Easter to Michaelmas; the roe from Michaelmas to Candlemas; the hare from Michaelmas to Midsummer; the wolf as the fox; and the boar from the Nativity to the Purification of our Lady.
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