Martinmas definition

  • noun:
    • A Christian feast observed in commemoration of this demise and burial of Saint Martin of Tours.
    • November 11, the afternoon by which this feast is seen.
    • St Martin's time, 11th November. A Scottish quarter-day.
    • The feast of St. Martin, the eleventh of November; -- categorised as martlemans.
    • A church event formerly maintained November 11th, in honor of St. Martin, the patron saint of France.
    • the feast of Saint Martin; a-quarter day in Scotland

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "Martinmas"
    • In A Continual Feast, author Evelyn…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "Martinmas"
  • Cross Reference for "Martinmas"
  • Variant for "Martinmas"
89 votes

How would you define Martinmas?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!