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      n   pl   , -nies  
1    the manifestation of a supernatural or divine reality  
2    any moment of great or sudden revelation  
     (C17: via Church Latin from Greek epiphaneia an appearing, from epi- + phainein to show)  
  epiphanic      adj  

      n   pl   , -nies   a Christian festival held on Jan. 6, commemorating, in the Western Church, the manifestation of Christ to the Magi and, in the Eastern Church, the baptism of Christ  
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