Whitsun


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Whit·sun

 (wĭt′sən, hwĭt′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or observed on Whitsunday or at Whitsuntide.

[Middle English whitsone, back-formation from whitsonday, Whitsunday; see Whitsunday.]

Whitsun

(ˈwɪtsən)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) short for Whitsuntide
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to Whit Sunday or Whitsuntide

Whit•sun

(ˈʰwɪt sən, ˈwɪt-)

adj.
of or pertaining to Whitsunday or Whitsuntide.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Whitsun - Christian holidayWhitsun - Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
church calendar, ecclesiastical calendar - a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
season - a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
Pentecost, Whitsunday - seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
Whitmonday, Whitsun Monday - the day after Whitsunday; a legal holiday in England and Wales and Ireland
Whitsun Tuesday, Whit-Tuesday - the day after Whitmonday
Translations
الأسْبوع الذي يَبْدأ في أحَد الخَمْسينعيد العَنْصَرَه، أحد الخَمْسين
pinsepinsedag
pünkösdvasárnap
Sekminių aštuondienis
Vasarsvetku nedelaVasarsvetku svetdiena
Paskalyadan sonraki 7.nci Pazar

Whitsun

[ˈwɪtsn]
A. NPentecostés m
B. CPDde Pentecostés

Whitsun

hwɪtsən] nla PentecôteWhit Sunday ndimanche m de Pentecôte

Whitsun

(Brit)
nPfingsten nt; (Eccl also) → Pfingstfest nt
attrPfingst-; Whitsun weekendPfingstwochenende nt

Whitsun

[ˈwɪtsən] n (also Whitsuntide) → Pentecoste f; (week) → settimana di Pentecoste

Whitsun

(ˈwitsən) noun
1. (also Whit Sunday) a Christian festival celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter.
2. (also Whitsuntide) the days close to Whit Sunday.
References in classic literature ?
These three brethren told casual acquaintance that they were spending their Whitsun holidays in a walking tour through the Vale of Blackmoor, their course being southwesterly from the town of Shaston on the north-east.
It was an important-looking village, with a fine old church and large churchyard in the heart of it, and two or three large brick-and-stone homesteads, with well-walled orchards and ornamental weathercocks, standing close upon the road, and lifting more imposing fronts than the rectory, which peeped from among the trees on the other side of the churchyard:--a village which showed at once the summits of its social life, and told the practised eye that there was no great park and manor-house in the vicinity, but that there were several chiefs in Raveloe who could farm badly quite at their ease, drawing enough money from their bad farming, in those war times, to live in a rollicking fashion, and keep a jolly Christmas, Whitsun, and Easter tide.
WHIT Friday, meaning White Friday, is the name given to the first Friday after Pentecost or Whitsun.
People interested in volunteering need to complete two training days and then be available to volunteer for at least one, half-day session at the Eisteddfod during Whitsun week in exchange for a full day pass to the festivities.
A very crowded Barry Island Beach on Whitsun Bank Holiday, May 1966
With another week off for May Bank Holiday and 10 days at Whitsun.
Liverpool Sound City 2016 May 28-29 Brit Award winners Catfish and the Bottlemen and local heroes The Coral, playing their first home show for five years, will headline this Merseyside festival over Whitsun weekend.
Who wrote the 32-poem collection entitled The Whitsun Weddings?
BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) officers are investigating after a fire was started at the side of the railway line by a Solihull level crossing during the Whitsun school holidays.
SPRINGWATCH (BBC2, Monday, 8pm) IT'S Whitsun Bank Holiday Monday and that can only mean one thing - Springwatch.
Denbighshire Council say the lifeguards will be on duty for the Whitsun half term holidays at the end of May and then at weekends between Whitsun and the main school summer holidays.
WHITSUN CROATIA RIVER ADVENTURE FAMILIES Worldwide has availability on its popular, actionpacked adventure this Whitsun half-term (late May) called Croatia River Adventure.