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Pen·te·cost

 (pĕn′tĭ-kôst′, -kŏst′)
n.
1. Christianity The seventh Sunday after Easter, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples. Also called Whitsunday.
2. Judaism See Shavuot.

[Middle English pentecoste, from Old English Pentecosten, from Late Latin Pentēcostē, from Greek pentēkostē (hēmerā), fiftieth (day), feminine of pentēkostos, fiftieth, from pentēkonta, fifty; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]
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Pentecost

(ˈpɛntɪˌkɒst)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a Christian festival occurring on Whit Sunday commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost on the apostles
2. (Judaism) Judaism Also called: Feast of Weeks or Shavuot the harvest festival celebrated fifty days after the second day of Passover on the sixth and seventh days of Sivan, and commemorating the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai
[Old English, from Church Latin pentēcostē, from Greek pentēkostē fiftieth]
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Pen•te•cost

(ˈpɛn tɪˌkɔst, -ˌkɒst)

n.
1. a Christian festival celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter, commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles; Whitsunday.
[before 1000; Middle English pentecoste, Old English pentecosten < Late Latin pentēcostē < Greek pentēkostḗ (hēméra) fiftieth (day)]
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Pentecost

Marks the coming ofthe Holy Spirit.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pentecost - seventh Sunday after EasterPentecost - seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
Whitsun, Whitsuntide, Whitweek - Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
2.Pentecost - (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten CommandmentsPentecost - (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
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Translations
عيد العَنْصَره أو الحَصاد
Pentecosta
letniceSvatodušní svátky
pinse
helluntai
pünkösd
Sekminės
Vasarsvetki
Hamsin Yortusu

Pentecost

[ˈpentɪkɒst] N (Rel) → Pentecostés m
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Pentecost

[ˈpɛntɪkɒst] nPentecôte f
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Pentecost

n (Jewish) → Erntefest nt; (Christian) → Pfingsten nt
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Pentecost

[ˈpɛntɪˌkɒst] n (Rel) → Pentecoste f
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Pentecost

(ˈpentəkoust) , ((American) -koːst) noun
the Christian festival of Whitsuntide celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter.
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Patriarch Al-Rahi's words came as he presided over Sunday Mass at the Basilica of "Our Lady of Lebanon" in Harissa marking the Feast of Pentecost, coinciding with the 29th anniversary of Tele Lumiere and the 18th anniversary of Noursat, alongside the launching of their satellite channels' group.
On Sunday we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, the Feast of the Gift of the Holy Spirit.
The feast of Pentecost celebrates a key moment of the Spirit's ever-renewing presence in our lives.
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King was consecrated on the Feast of Pentecost on Sunday, May 14, 1967.
The biblical Book of Acts tells how (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+2) Jews from Egypt came to Jerusalem for the feast of Pentecost, a Jewish harvest festival that marked the birth of the Christian church merely weeks after Christ's crucifixion.
| Skelmanthorpe Methodist Church's Sunday morning worship, for the Feast of Pentecost, was led by Ian Morris of Cawthorne.
The feast of Pentecost scarcely terminates the Church's celebration of the paschal mystery.
TOMORROW we will be celebrating the feast of Pentecost, or Whitsun, which marks the end of the Easter season.