from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The two weeks between Passion Sunday and Easter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The period in the Christian calendar from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The last fortnight of Lent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Rom. Cath. calendar, the last two weeks of Lent, comprising Passion Week and Holy Week.
passion (“The Passion (suffering) of Christ.”) + -tide (Wiktionary)