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Everybody loves Christmas. Whether you believe in Christainity, Hinduism, or Buddhaism, chances are you celebrate Chistmas in some fashion. Even if you are one of the few who do not celebrate Christmas, tt is one of the most widely celebrarted holidays in the world, so you should know how to talk about Christmas using English. This vocabulary list will help you do just that. So click the link and help yourself become a better English speaker. You may also want to read about Christmas with a popular selection from Amazon.Com. Don't forget to check out this Christmas crossword puzzle. To learn more, or to hear how any of the words in this list are pronounced, use this link.

[Christmas Vocabulary]

Christmas Vocabulary

wreath a circular band of flowers or leaves twisted together for decoration.
garland a wreath or chain, made to be worn for celebration or decoration, usually made of flowers, leaves or vines.
eggnog a drink made of eggs, milk or cream, sugar, and usually, liquor.
present something given as a gift.
gift something that is given to someone. Another word for present.
tinsel thin strips of shiny material that looks like shiny metel or foil used for decoration especially at Christmas.
decoration an adornmanet or ornament that is used to beautify.
North Pole the northermost point on the earth; according to myth, the North Pole is where Santa Claus lives.
ornament something added to improve or enhance the appearance.
Santa Claus an imaginary person who, according to myth, delivers gifts on Christmas eve; also know as Ole Saint Nick.
fireplace the part of a chimney that opens into a room and in which a fire is built.
chimney a vertical structure containing a passage which allows smoke and gases to escape from a fireplace or furnace.
mistletoe an evergreen plant having white berries that grows as a parasite on various trees, used as decoration at Christmas.
reindeer a large deer of northern artic regions, used as a work animal. It is believed that reindeer pull Santa's sleigh.
sleigh a light, usually open vehicle on runners, used for traveling over ice and snow.
carol a Christmas song or hymn.

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