Low Sunday


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Low Sunday

n.
The first Sunday after Easter.
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Low Sunday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Sunday after Easter
[probably so named because of its relative unimportance in contrast with Easter Sunday]
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Low′ Sun′day


n.
the first Sunday after Easter.
[1505–15]
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Noun1.Low Sunday - the Sunday following Easter
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
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Translations

Low Sunday

nDomenica in Albis
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Tomorrow, our sung Eucharist at 10am marks Low Sunday. This is the first Sunday after Easter.
WHY is this Sunday called Low Sunday? I always imagined it was because Church attendance was low a week after Easter.
The National Weather Service is forecasting an overnight low tonight of 5, and an overnight low Sunday of 9.
| Traditionally last Sunday is called Low Sunday - "often reflected in a low number of congregation" said the Rev Dr John Marsh at the morning's Worship For All service - but despite that, 40 adults and 10 children attended.
Summary: Interbank-offered rates in the United Arab Emirates continued their slide to a fresh seven-year low Sunday, as liquidity in the OPEC member's banking sector stayed high, also dragging one-year dirham forwards lower.