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 for Advent Sunday
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunday \Sun"day\, n. [AS. sunnandaeg; sunne, gen. sunnan, the
     sun + daeg day; akin to D. zondag, G. sonntag; -- so called
     because this day was anciently dedicated to the sun, or to
     its worship. See Sun, and Day.]
     The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to
     rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the
     Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day.
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     Advent Sunday, Low Sunday, Passion Sunday, etc. See
        under Advent, Low, etc.
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     Syn: See Sabbath.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advent \Ad`vent\, n. [L. adventus, fr. advenire, adventum: cf.
     F. avent. See Advene.]
     1. (Eccl.) The period including the four Sundays before
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     Advent Sunday (Eccl.), the first Sunday in the season of
        Advent, being always the nearest Sunday to the feast of
        St. Andrew (Now. 30). --Shipley.
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     2. The first or the expected second coming of Christ.
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     3. Coming; any important arrival; approach.
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              Death's dreadful advent.              --Young.
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              Expecting still his advent home.      --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Advent Sunday
      n 1: the first of the four Sundays during Advent

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