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Christmas has origins in ancient festivals celebrating the Winter Solstice, and has been celebrated as the nativity of Jesus Christ since around 300 AD.

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Xmas is a common abbreviation of the word Christmas. It is sometimes pronounced /ˈɛksməs/, but Xmas, and variants such as Xtemass, originated as ...

Origin of Christmas | The history of Christmas and how it began

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The origin of Christmas. The real story of Christmas.

The History of Christmas Trees -- Christmas Customs and Traditions ...

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The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean and represent at Christmas Traditions and Customs.

The “X” in “Xmas” — Learn the sacred, 1,000-year-old meaning of ...

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Dec 21, 2015 ... Do you find the word “Xmas,” as an abbreviation for Christmas, ... a phenomena ( e.g., lightning, diseases, the origin of the universe and life”).

History of Christmas - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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History of Christmas Trees - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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Xmas | Definition of Xmas by Merriam-Webster

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Origin and Etymology of xmas. X (symbol for Christ, from the Greek letter chi (X), initial of Christos Christ) + -mas (in Christmas). First Known Use: 1551 ...

The Origin of "Xmas" - CRI/Voice

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Dec 9, 2014 ... Explanation of the origin and use of the abbreviation xmas.

Xmas Abbreviation : snopes.com

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Dec 24, 2013 ... Origins: The abbreviation of 'Xmas' for 'Christmas' is neither modern nor disrespectful. The notion that it is a new and vulgar representation of ...