Maundy Thursday

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Maun·dy Thursday

 (môn′dē, män′-)
n.
The Thursday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus. Also called Holy Thursday.

[From Middle English maunde, ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on this day, from Old French mande, from Latin (novum) mandātum, (new) commandment (from Jesus's words to the Apostles after washing their feet, John 13:34); see mandate.]
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Maundy Thursday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the Thursday before Easter observed as a commemoration of the Last Supper
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Maun′dy Thurs′day

(ˈmɔn di)
n.
the Thursday of Holy Week, commemorating Jesus' Last Supper.
[1400–50; from Maundy ceremony of washing the feet of the poor < Old French mande < Latin mandātum command, mandate (from the phrase novum mandātum of Jesus' words to the disciples after He washed their feet). See mandate]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maundy Thursday - the Thursday before EasterMaundy Thursday - the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
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Translations
الخَميس المُقَدَّس، خَميس الغُسْل
Zelený čtvrtek
skærtorsdag
kiirastorstai
skírdagur
Zala ceturtdiena
Wielki Czwartek
skärtorsdag
Paskalya'dan önceki Perşembe günü

Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday

[ˈmɔːndɪˈθɜːzdɪ] ngiovedì m inv santo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Maundy Thursday

(ˌmoːndi ˈθəːzdi) noun
the Thursday before Easter commemorating Christ's commands to his disciples at the Last Supper.
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Instead of journeying by plane to some distant resort destination, we decided drive to Laguna, mixing a resort stay with the traditional Visita Iglesia.
'They actually tailed me last Thursday during Visita Iglesia. Maybe they just want to be sure I really went to seven churches,' he added.
THE country's only Visita Iglesia on wheels marked its sixth year as more than 200 cyclists joined Bisikleta Iglesia on April 13.
We have already made it a tradition to do 'Visita Iglesia' every Holy Week where we attend the mass commemorating Jesus' washing of the apostles' feet in the last church we pay homage to.
During the Visita Iglesia, the faithful visit seven to 14 churches to pray the Stations of the Cross.
Through the online Visita Iglesia (Church Visit) visitaiglesia.net/ph, Filipinos can hold prayer vigils in a virtual world with the backdrop of different Catholic houses of worship.
They also went on a Visita Iglesia, or visits to different churches where they pray the Stations of the Cross.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) earlier encouraged pilgrims to go to Intramuros in Manila as the Walled City prepared a number of Lenten activities, such as the opening of nine churches for people to visit during the Visita Iglesia on Maundy Thursday.
She said that the faithful can observe the Christian traditions of praying and fasting as processions, Visita Iglesia, Stations of the Cross, and other religious activities will be held in the Central Business District (CBD) area and at the Holy Land.
This as the city is expecting thousands of Catholics to flock in churches for the Holy Week activities especially the Way of the Cross and Visita Iglesia when vehicle traffic increases.
'I will be in Davao City, spending the Holy Week with my family: doing Holy Week traditions like Visita Iglesia, Way of the Cross and Easter Sunday get together with family,' Nograles said in a text message.