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  • n. A play depicting the Passion of Christ or any analogous religious story of martyrdom, such as the Muslim ta'ziya.


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  • Religious drama depicting Christ's crucifixion and resurrection.Passion plays originated in the Middle Ages, when they were performed as part of the celebration of Good Friday.

    February 4, 2008