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A dramatic performance, of medieval origin, that represents the events associated with the Passion of Jesus.
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(Theatre) a play depicting the Passion of Christ
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(sometimes caps.) a dramatization of Christ's Passion, typically performed by amateur actors during Lent.
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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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|Noun||1.||Passion play - a play representing the Passion of Christ|
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