Sexagesima

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Related to Sexagesima Sunday: Quinquagesima Sunday

Sex·a·ges·i·ma

 (sĕk′sə-jĕs′ə-mə)
n.
The second Sunday before Lent.

[Late Latin sexāgēsima (diēs), sixtieth (day), from feminine of Latin sexāgēsimus, sixtieth, from sexāgintā, sixty; see sexagenary.]

Sexagesima

(ˌsɛksəˈdʒɛsɪmə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the second Sunday before Lent
[C16: from Latin: sixtieth, from sexāgintā sixty]

Sex•a•ges•i•ma

(ˌsɛk səˈdʒɛs ə mə)

n.
the second Sunday before Lent.
[1350–1400; < Latin sexāgēsima sixtieth, feminine of sexāgēsimus, derivative of sexāgintā sixty]
Translations

Sexagesima

[ˌseksəˈdʒesɪmə] NSexagésima f

Sexagesima

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40) Liturgical manuscripts assign the Adam responsories either to Sexagesima Sunday or to the preceding Sunday, Septuagesima.
This is followed by the series of Adam and Cain responsories for Sexagesima Sunday in which each responsory has at least two separate verses, some of which I have found in no other source (a portion of this series of chants has been reproduced in figure 2).
Not all of these manuscripts contain the appropriate service for Septuagesima or Sexagesima Sunday.