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Christmas (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning “Christ”s Mass”) is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely observed cultural holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the Advent season and initiates the twelve days of Christmastide, which ends after the twelfth night. Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world”s nations, is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians, and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season.