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The Easter season, extending from Easter to Ascension Day, Whitsunday, or Trinity Sunday.
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the Easter season
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(ˈi stərˌtaɪd)

the period from Easter to Ascension Day, Whitsunday, or Trinity Sunday, depending on the church.
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Noun1.Eastertide - the Easter season
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
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Eastertide begins at sundown the evening before Easter Sunday and lasts for seven weeks through to Ascension Sunday and celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Thus, the Eastertide ended well and I gratefully appreciated the hospitality extended to the family by Tom and Jacob.
Easter Sunday is preceded by seven weeks of Eastertide, the 50 days leading up to Pentecost, the seventh Sunday after Easter, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles.
Others send gift cards and messages of goodwill bearing photos of eggs in the Eastertide season.
A recording of a portion of the Eastertide compline service at Beuron is available on tracks 21-24 of the CD included in Notburg Geibel and Stephan Petzolt, Das Lied der Monche (Beuron: Beuroner Kunstverlag, 2006).
Joyful exultation marks the 50 days of the season, also known as Eastertide, which starts during the Easter Vigil and ends on Pentecost Sunday.
The tracks are "Unfinished Conversation", "Autumn Snowfall", "Autumn in Bruges", "Christian's Workshop", "Moonlight In Empty Rooms", "Eastertide", "Rainy Day", "The Sound And The Fury", "Winter Rose", "Half Hour Before Spring", "Faith", and "End Of Summer".
IT isn't every day that you are forced to rearrange your nephew's 18th birthday party, cancel a golfing weekend with your mates, offer to spend Christmas with your wonderful in-laws down in Southampton and even swap an Eastertide Mediterranean cruise for five days in sunny Brighton (& Hove).
He's been with me ever since, especially when the spring arrives: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. The blossom has also been magnificent in Brussels, lifting the spirits as I cycle from my flat to the Parliament each morning where I'm working on a piece of legislation which has the potential to encourage more tree planting across Europe.
Yet Eastertide, with its message of renewed life, gives us time to contemplate such questions, though the answers might still be elusive.
Easter is followed by a 50-day period, called Eastertide or the Easter Season which ends with Pentecost Sunday.
And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy springs a score, It only leaves me fifty more.