Palm Sunday

(redirected from Palmsonntag)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Palm Sunday

n.
The Sunday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem, when palm fronds were strewn before him. Also called Passion Sunday.

Palm Sunday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Sunday before Easter commemorating Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem

Palm′ Sun′day


n.
the Sunday before Easter, celebrated in commemoration of Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Palm Sunday - Sunday before EasterPalm Sunday - Sunday before Easter      
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations
dimanche des Rameaux

Palm Sunday

nDomenica delle Palme
References in periodicals archive ?
Palmsonntag (2006), a significant work of Anselm Kiefer was on display this year (Mar- Aug 2010) at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
On entering the room with the monumental Palmsonntag (Palm Sunday) the effect is one of being drawn into a force field with an atmosphere of dread.
Ademas, Isel Rivero es autora de tres libros de poesia en ingles, Songs (Viena, 1969); Night Rained Her (Birminghan, Alabama l976) y Palmsonntag (Viena, l980).