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

  • noun The week beginning on Whitsunday, especially the first three days of this week.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The season of Pentecost, comprehending the entire week which follows Pentecost Sunday.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The week commencing with Whitsunday, esp. the first three days -- Whitsunday, Whitsun Monday, and Whitsun Tuesday; the time of Pentecost.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The week beginning on Whitsunday.
  • noun The first three days of the week beginning on Whitsunday.

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

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)

Etymologies

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Whitsun (“Whitsunday”) +‎ -tide.

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