from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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 Thursday 39 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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