- Christian feast celebrating the appearance of Jesus Christ to the Magi (representing the world), traditionally celebrated on January 6, the day after the twelfth day of Christmas.
- Italian: Befana , Epifania
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Translations: Etymology: Via (term, epiphanie), (term, epiphania) from (term, sc=polytonic, á, tr=epifíneia, , manifestation, striking appearance), (term, sc=polytonic, -, tr=-eia) feminine of (term, sc=polytonic, á, tr=epifaíonÅ, , appear, display) ((term, sc=polytonic, á-, tr=epi-) + (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=faínÅ, , shine, appear). English Epiphany (of Christ) since the 14th century, generic use since the 17th century.
- A manifestation or appearance of a divine or superhuman being.
- An illuminating discovery often resulting in a personal feeling of elation, awe, or wonder.
- (Christianity) Season or time of the Christian church year from the Epiphany feast day to Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday), the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent (See Epiphany).
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