Here's what people eat on Christmas in 21 countries around the globe


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The American Christmas dinner hasn't changed much since 1955.

Christmas is a special time for people all over the world.


While the holiday can be celebrated in many different ways, perhaps no custom is more important than the time-honored Christmas Eve or Christmas Day meal.

Still, these meals vary greatly in different parts of the world.

Inspired by this BookTable post by Rob Rebelo, we took a look at some typical Christmas meals from countries across the globe.

Christian Storm contributed reporting to a previous version of this article.