Septuagesima


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Sep·tu·a·ges·i·ma

 (sĕp′to͞o-ə-jĕs′ə-mə, -cho͞o-)
n.
The third Sunday before Lent.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin septuāgēsima (diēs), seventieth (day), feminine of Latin septuāgēsimus, from septuāgintā, seventy; see Septuagint.]
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Septuagesima

(ˌsɛptjʊəˈdʒɛsɪmə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the third Sunday before Lent
[C14: from Church Latin septuāgēsima (dīes) the seventieth (day); compare Quinquagesima]
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Sep•tu•a•ges•i•ma

(ˌsɛp tʃu əˈdʒɛs ə mə, -tu-, -tyu-)
n.
the third Sunday before Lent.
[1350–1400; « Latin, feminine of septuāgēsimus the seventieth, derivative of septuāgintā seventy]
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Noun1.Septuagesima - the 3rd Sunday before Lent (or the 9th before Easter)
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
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Septuagesima

[ˌseptjʊəˈdʒesɪmə] NSeptuagésima f
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Septuagesima

nSonntag mSeptuagesima
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All are warmly invited on the evening of Sunday, February 17 -'Septuagesima' -to the parish church of St Peter, Market Place, Mountsorre, for a traditional sung service of choral evensong at 6pm.
Tomorrow is also known as Septuagesima - the ninth Sunday before Easter, the third before Ash Wednesday.
narrated in the lection and responsaries of Septuagesima Matins, the
There are also other (patchy) refinements, such as "Septuagesima, sermons for." Yet such small duplications and inconsistencies are problems with which we can cope: those interested in sermons will just realize that they should check all available references at this point.
Asi lo ha senalado, por ejemplo, la Comision Europea para la Democracia mediante la Ley, organo consultivo del Consejo de Europa que concluyo, tras su septuagesima sexta sesion plenaria (14), que "la incitacion al odio -incluido al odio religioso- deberia ser objeto de sanciones penales, como sucede en casi todos los Estados europeos" (15).