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Sunday \Sun"day\, n. [AS. sunnand[ae]g; sunne, gen. sunnan, the sun + d[ae]g day; akin to D. zondag, G. sonntag; -- so called because this day was anciently dedicated to the sun, or to its worship. See {Sun}, and {Day}.] The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day. [1913 Webster] {Advent Sunday}, {Low Sunday}, {Passion Sunday}, etc. See under {Advent}, {Low}, etc. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Sabbath}. [1913 Webster]

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