What is another word for xmas?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛksmɐs] (IPA)

Xmas, derived from the Greek word "Xristos," meaning "Christ," is a popular term used to refer to Christmas. However, there are other synonyms for the word "Xmas" that can be used interchangeably. These include Yule, Noel, Nativity, Festive Season, Christmastime, and Holiday Season. Each of these terms has a distinct meaning, yet they all convey the same message of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Yule is an ancient pagan festival that celebrates the winter solstice while Noel is the French word for Christmas. Nativity refers to the birth of Christ, while Festive Season, Christmastime, and Holiday Season denote the period of celebration surrounding Christmas Day.

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Usage examples for Xmas

That's the new hat Mother gave me for xmas.
"Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers"
David Cory
Have you broken your xmas dolly or lost that new bracelet or what?
"Chicken Little Jane"
Lily Munsell Ritchie
She brought in a few xmas roses, from a border under the kitchen window, and arranged them in a glass on the table.
"Harvest"
Mrs. Humphry Ward

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