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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Christmas

Little Christmas (Irish: Nollaig na mBan, lit. 'Women's Christmas'), also known as Old Christmas, is one of the traditional names among Irish Christians and Amish Christians for 6 January, which is also known more widely as the Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated twelve days after Christmas Day.It is the traditional end of the Christmas season and until 2013 was the last day of the Chris...

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Freebase (1.00 / 1 vote) Rate this definition:. Little Christmas. Little Christmas is one of the traditional names in Ireland for January 6, more commonly known in the rest of the world as the Feast of the Epiphany.

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The Epiphany, Three Kings Day and Little Christmas. Everyone knows that Christmas is celebrated on December 25th, but 12 days later, on January 6th, many Christians around the world enjoy a second Christmas celebration.

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Songwriters Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine wrote the classic song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" for Judy Garland's 1944 movie, Meet Me in St. Louis, along with dozens of other songs for ...

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Etymology "Christmas" is a shortened form of "Christ's mass".It is derived from the Middle English Cristemasse, which is from Old English Crīstesmæsse, a phrase first recorded in 1038 followed by the word Cristes-messe in 1131. Crīst (genitive Crīstes) is from Greek Khrīstos (Χριστός), a translation of Hebrew Māšîaḥ (מָשִׁיחַ), "Messiah", meaning "anointed&qu...

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With that said, i think the song means have a merrry christmas, don't worry about what's happening before and after, just let your heart be light. also, in the movie, it is sung to a little girl on christmas eve right before the whole family is moving to new york, which the family isn't really happy about.

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Best Answer: Little Christmas, or Nollaig Bheag in Irish, is one of the traditional names in Ireland for January 6, more commonly known in the rest of the world as the Epiphany. It is so called because it was, until the adoption of the Gregorian calendar, the day on which Christmas Day was celebrated.

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"Little Christmas" is the Feast of Epiphany that falls on Jan. 6. It celebrates the gifts of the wise men to Jesus Christ. Some cultures save gift exchanges for Little Christmas, keeping Christmas Day as a purely religious holiday.

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In Ireland, January 6 is known as Little Christmas because it is the final day and the last celebration of the Christmas season. On Little Christmas, all of the holiday decorations are removed.

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The real meaning of "Merry Christmas" is, to be full of absolute joy because God Himself, knowing none of us could *ever* get free of sin ourselves, provided the way for our salvation. It is only through God that we can obtain Holiness because none of us are able to cleanse ourselves to the point of pleasing God.