1. Noun.  (Christianity) A Christian feast commemorating the resurrection of Christ; the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or next after the vernal equinox, neither eariler than March 22 nor later than April 25.
  2. Noun.  Eastertide.
  3. Noun.  (obsolete) The Jewish passover.
  4. Noun.  (context, paganism) A festival held in honour of the goddess Eostre or Ostara and celebrated at the spring equinox or within the month of April. Also known as Eostre.
  5. Adjective.  (obsolete) Eastern.

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