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CHRISTMAS TREE

An evergreen tree decorated with lights and ornaments at Christmas time. The first known mention of a Christmas tree was made in 1605 at Strasbourg and was later introduced into France and England.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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