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What is the plural of "Christmas"?

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The plural form of "Christmas" is "Christmases." The plural of a proper noun, which is the name of specific person, place or thing, is often formed in the same way as the plural of a more general, or common, noun.

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What is the plural of "Christmas"?
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In general, most proper nouns are made plural by adding the letter "s." Therefore, all members of the Smith family are referred to as the "Smiths." However, if the name ends in a "z" or "s" like "Christmas" does, the letters "es" must be added. If a proper noun ends in the letter "y," an "s" is placed at the end. The days of the week, such as "Sundays" or "Fridays" are good examples of this rule.

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