Invention of the cross

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(Eccl.) a festival celebrated May 3d, in honor of the finding of our Savior's cross by St. Helena.

See also: Invention

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Feast of the Cross (Christianity), Formerly, the Wednesday,
The fight broke out during the Feast of the Cross, during which the Armenian community marks what they believe was the fourth-century discovery of the cross upon which Jesus was crucified.
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