Ascension Day

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Ascension Day

n.
The 40th day after Easter, on which the Christian feast of the Ascension is observed. Also called Holy Thursday.

Ascension Day

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the 40th day after Easter, when the Ascension of Christ into heaven is celebrated

Ascen′sion Day`


n.
the 40th day after Easter, commemorating the Ascension of Christ; Holy Thursday.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ascension Day - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heavenAscension Day - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
Translations
عيد الصُّعود
Nanebevstoupení
Kristi himmelfartsdag
Kutsal PerşembeMiraç günü

Ascension Day

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Ascension

(əˈsenʃən) noun
Christ's ascent to heaven.
Ascension Day noun
(also Holy Thursday) the day commemorating Christ's Ascension, ten days before Whitsunday.