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Christmas Tree The Meaning of X in Christmas

Origins of the word “Christmas” date back centuries, when Latin was the official language of the Roman Church. Christmas was called “Dies Natalis Domini”, meaning “Birthday of the Lord”. More formally, Christmas was known as “Festum Natavitatis Domini Jesu Christi” or “Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ”. In the 11th and 12th [...]

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