Christmas is one of the seasonal holidays that people around the world look forward to celebrating, even with just an exchange of a Merry Christmas in 100 different languages. Christmas is a religious tradition and a commercial and cultural event celebrated worldwide. It teems with different religious and secular practices and traditions.
For Christians the world over, Christmas day is the anniversary of Jesus' birth. For many people, it is customary to decorate the home for the holidays, putting up Christmas lights, decorating their Christmas trees, attending mass and preparing special meals to share with family and friends. It is considered an expensive holiday, as for many people, it also means buying and exchanging gifts. In the United States, Christmas Day or December 25 is a federal holiday that started in 1870.
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