Palm Sunday


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Palm Sunday

n.
The Sunday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem, when palm fronds were strewn before him. Also called Passion Sunday.

Palm Sunday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Sunday before Easter commemorating Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem

Palm′ Sun′day


n.
the Sunday before Easter, celebrated in commemoration of Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Palm Sunday - Sunday before EasterPalm Sunday - Sunday before Easter      
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations
dimanche des Rameaux

Palm Sunday

nDomenica delle Palme
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In many Christian churches, Palm Sunday includes a procession of the worshippers assembled, carrying palms, representing the palm branches that were laid out or scattered in from of Jesus as he rode into Jerusalem.
As for Christians, they may ponder, and ask their priests or ministers to explain why Easter occurs only one week after Palm Sunday.