Advent \Ad`vent\, n. [L. adventus, fr.
advenire, adventum: cf F. avent. See
- (Eccl.) The period including the four Sundays before Christmas
Advent Sunday (Eccl.), the first Sunday in the season of Advent,
being always the nearest Sunday to the feast of St. Andrew (Now.
- The first or the expected second coming of Christ
- Coming; any important arrival; approach
Death's dreadful advent. --Young
Expecting still his advent home.
- The prototypical computer adventure game, first designed by
Will Crowther on the PDP-10 in the mid-1970s