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Whit·sun·tidealso Whit·sun Tide (wĭt′sən-tīd′, hwĭt′-)
The week beginning on Whitsunday, especially the first three days of this week.
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the week that begins with Whit Sunday, esp the first three days
Whit•sun•tide(ˈʰwɪt sənˌtaɪd, ˈwɪt-)
the week beginning with Whitsunday, esp. the first three days of this week.
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|Noun||1.||Whitsuntide - 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