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- noun The 40th day after Easter, on which the Christian feast of the Ascension is observed.
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- proper noun The fortieth day of
Easter, that is the Thursday39 days after Easter.
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- noun (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
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