Trans*fig`u*ra"tien\, n. [L. transfiguratio: cf. transfiguration.]

1. A change of form or appearance; especially, the supernatural change in the personal appearance of our Savior on the mount.

2. (Eccl.) A feast held by some branches of the Christian church on the 6th of August, in commemoration of the miraculous change above mentioned.
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