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  • proper n. The fortieth day of Easter, that is the Thursday 39 days after Easter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the Thursday but one before Whitsuntide, the day on which commemorated our Savior's ascension into heaven after his resurrection; -- called also Holy Thursday.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter


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