from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Easter season, extending from Easter to Ascension Day, Whitsunday, or Trinity Sunday.
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- n. The season from Easter to Whitsun
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Eastertime; either the week ushered in by and following Easter, formerly observed throughout the Christian world as a holiday and with religious services, or the fifty days between Easter and Whitsuntide, which were observed as a festival and with religious solemnities. This period is still regarded by the church as a special festival season.
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- n. the Easter season
Easter + -tide (“period surrounding a festival”) (Wiktionary)