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Advent

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A'dvent. n.s. [from adventus; that is, adventus Redemptoris.]

The name of one of the holy seasons, signifying the coming; that is, the coming of our Saviour: which is made the subject of our devotion during the four weeks before Christmas.

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Advent." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 21, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14393.


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