Passion play

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Passion play

A dramatic performance, of medieval origin, that represents the events associated with the Passion of Jesus.
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Passion play

(Theatre) a play depicting the Passion of Christ
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pas′sion play`

(sometimes caps.) a dramatization of Christ's Passion, typically performed by amateur actors during Lent.
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passion play

A type of mystery play that originated in the Middle Ages and sought to represent the suffering and death of Christ.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.passion play - a play representing the Passion of ChristPassion play - a play representing the Passion of Christ
drama, dramatic play, play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
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Passion Play

nrappresentazione f della Passione di Cristo
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