Whit Monday


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Whit Monday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Monday following Whit Sunday
Translations
عيد العَنْصَرَه، عيد الخَمْسين
anden pinsedag
pünkösdhétfő
svätodušný pondelok
Paskalyadan sonraki 7.nci Pazartesi

Whit Monday

n (Brit) → Pfingstmontag m

Whit Monday

nlunedì m inv di Pentecoste

Whit

(wit) Whitsun : Whit Sunday . ˈWhit Monday noun
the day after Whit Sunday.
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With the Giants being one of Warrington's near-rivals in the league table, Smith wasn't happy they were given permission to play their Whit Monday game against St Helens on a free weekend in the middle of this month created because they were knocked out of the Challenge Cup.
1871: Whit Monday became the first bank holiday in Britain.
AS preparations get underway for Kataklysmos (Festival of the Flood) and Orthodox Whit Monday celebrations in Paphos, hotels in the area are reporting that they are almost fully booked for the long weekend.
Turn the clock back 23 years, to Whit Monday 1993 (June 7), when Wandering Thoughts, ridden by Pat Gilson, gave a young Wexford man Aidan O'Brien his first training success, just two weeks after the birth of his son, Joseph.
Thousands of men flocked to join its ranks but 1,031 officers and men perished in the conflict - 46 of them in just one day, a century ago on Whit Monday, 1915, during the second battle of Ypres.
But 1,031 officers and men perished in the con-flict - 46 of them in just one day, a century ago on Whit Monday, 1915, during the second battle of Ypres.
Good Friday and Christmas Day were already common law holidays, based on the Christian tradition of these festivals being days of rest, so Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and St Stephen's Day were also added.
BACK IN the 1940s and 1950s, on Whit Monday, churches would hold the Whitsun Treat, a tradition that probably dates back to a time when most people lived in the inner-city and rarely, if ever, saw a green field, or the seaside for that matter.
A highlight of the year was the memorable Whit Monday Richmond Meet, a gathering place for the nation's cyclists and a chance to compete in races or just chat with fellow bikers.
has replaced its former Whit Monday holiday with a permanent secular holiday in May.
TODAY OAKAPPLE 1871: Whit Monday became the first bank holiday in Britain.
June 13 marks the Whit Monday in Bulgaria and the rest of the Christian world, the 51st day after Easter and the day following Pentecost.