Definitions for yuletideˈyulˌtaɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the Christmas season.
Origin of yuletide:
Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Yule, Yuletide, Noel(noun)
period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Christmas or the Christmas season.
A common name for the flower Camellia sasanqua native to Japan and nearby islands.
The period of celebration of a pre-Christian festival associated with the (northern) winter solstice, later absorbed into the festival of Christmas.
Christmas, the period around Christmas, Christmastime.
The period of southern winter, sometimes celebrated in the colder, snowy regions of Australia with allusions to Christmas and snow, originally a marketing gimmick.
Origin: from tid
christmas time; Christmastide; the season of Christmas