Maundy Thursday


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Maun·dy Thursday

 (môn′dē, män′-)
n.
The Thursday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus. Also called Holy Thursday.

[From Middle English maunde, ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on this day, from Old French mande, from Latin (novum) mandātum, (new) commandment (from Jesus's words to the Apostles after washing their feet, John 13:34); see mandate.]
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Maundy Thursday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the Thursday before Easter observed as a commemoration of the Last Supper
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Maun′dy Thurs′day

(ˈmɔn di)
n.
the Thursday of Holy Week, commemorating Jesus' Last Supper.
[1400–50; from Maundy ceremony of washing the feet of the poor < Old French mande < Latin mandātum command, mandate (from the phrase novum mandātum of Jesus' words to the disciples after He washed their feet). See mandate]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maundy Thursday - the Thursday before EasterMaundy Thursday - the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
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Translations
الخَميس المُقَدَّس، خَميس الغُسْل
Zelený čtvrtek
skærtorsdag
kiirastorstai
skírdagur
Zala ceturtdiena
Wielki Czwartek
skärtorsdag
Paskalya'dan önceki Perşembe günü

Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday

[ˈmɔːndɪˈθɜːzdɪ] ngiovedì m inv santo
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Maundy Thursday

(ˌmoːndi ˈθəːzdi) noun
the Thursday before Easter commemorating Christ's commands to his disciples at the Last Supper.
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For the last time on Maundy Thursday, Arthur Garcia dragged a wooden cross along the streets of this town.
MAUNDY Thursday is the Thursday of Holy Week and also last Thursday of lent and Easter.
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The 29-year-old royal attended the Maundy Thursday service with Queen Elizabeth II.
The event was a milestone for Eugenie, who looked relaxed as she returned to her wedding venue - St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle - for the annual Maundy Thursday service.
To celebrate Holy Week and Easter, Holy Cross Anglican Church in Lake Villa will host the following liturgies: Maundy Thursday (April 18, 7 p.m.), Good Friday (April 19, 7 p.m.) and Easter Sunday (April 21, 9:30 a.m.).
Cheshire families and Christians will be marking Holy Week - a week of events including Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday on April 21.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council wrote to State Election Commission seeking change in Lok Sabha poll date in the state and Puducherry which falls on April 18, citing the clash of dates with 'Maundy Thursday', a public ceremony on the Thursday before Easter.