(mainly Austral) a slang name for Christmas
[krahyst] /kraɪst/ noun 1. Jesus of Nazareth, held by to be the fulfillment of prophecies in the Old Testament regarding the eventual coming of a Messiah. 2. the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament (used chiefly in versions of the New Testament). 3. someone regarded as similar to Jesus of Nazareth. interjection 4. Sometimes Offensive. […]
/ˌkrɪstəˈdɛlfɪən/ noun 1. a member of a Christian millenarian sect founded in the US about 1848, holding that only the just will enter eternal life, that the wicked will be annihilated, and that the ignorant, the unconverted, and infants will not be raised from the dead adjective 2. of or relating to this body or […]
[krahyst-church] /ˈkraɪstˌtʃɜrtʃ/ noun 1. a city on E South Island, in New Zealand. /ˈkraɪstˌtʃɜːtʃ/ noun 1. a city in New Zealand, on E South Island: manufacturing centre of a rich agricultural region. Pop: 344 100 (2004 est) 2. a town and resort in S England, in SE Dorset. Pop: 40 208 (2001)
- Christchurch chromosome
Christchurch chromosome Christ·church chromosome (krīst’chûrch’) n. An abnormal small acrocentric chromosome with complete or almost complete deletion of the short arm; it is found in the white blood cells in some cases of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.