Dormition(redirected from Dormition of the Theotokos)
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1. the process of falling asleep
3. Christianity the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven
dormition- A peaceful and painless death, as well as the act of sleeping or falling asleep.
See also related terms for sleeping.
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|Noun||1.||Dormition - celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th|