Associations to the word «Vigil»

Wiktionary

VIGIL, noun. An instance of keeping awake during normal sleeping hours, especially to keep watch or pray.
VIGIL, noun. A period of observation or surveillance at any hour.
VIGIL, noun. The eve of a religious festival in which staying awake is part of the ritual devotions.
VIGIL, noun. A quiet demonstration in support of a cause.

Dictionary definition

VIGIL, noun. A period of sleeplessness.
VIGIL, noun. The rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival).
VIGIL, noun. A purposeful surveillance to guard or observe.

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