Wednesday, December 25, 2013
advent noun [AD-vent] a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.
Definitions for advent
- a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.
- (usually initial capital letter) the coming of Christ into the world.
- (initial capital letter) the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas, observed in commemoration of the coming of Christ into the world.
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Citations for advent
Mrs. Davilow, too, although she would not respond to her sister's pregnant remark, could not be inwardly indifferent to an advent that might promise a brilliant lot for Gwendolen.
The rest of the hogs are grouped around in various attitudes, more or less influenced by the advent of the Knight.