Epiphany 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
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)
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