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)



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