Whit Sunday


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Whit Sunday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the seventh Sunday after Easter, observed as a feast in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles 50 days after Easter. Also called: Pentecost
[Old English hwīta sunnandæg white Sunday, probably named after the ancient custom of wearing white robes at or after baptism]
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Translations
svätodušná nedeľa

Whit Sunday

n (Brit) → Pfingstsonntag m
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Whit Sunday

nPentecoste f
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References in classic literature ?
Encouraged by the practical outcome of Bert's negotiations with his brother, and by the fact that half the hiring-stock was out from Saturday to Monday, they decided to ignore the residuum of hiring-trade on Sunday and devote that day to much-needed relaxation and refreshment--to have, in fact, an unstinted good time, a beano on Whit Sunday and return invigorated to grapple with their difficulties and the Bank Holiday repairs on the Monday.
959AD: Edgar, first King of All England, was crowned on Whit Sunday by Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, in the Saxon abbey on the site of the present Bath Abbey.
| The Reverend Leonard Fields addresses his flock at an open air Whit Sunday service near the 6th Century Celtic church of St Tudno on Llandudno's Great Orme on May 30 1966
"The decision is a blow to thousands of intending Whit Sunday holidaymakers.
MUSIC 1964 Mods and Rockers clashed on Whit Sunday. 1987 New York's Jehovah's Witnesses said Michael Jackson was no longer considered to be one of them.
A Phineus B Orpheus C Eurydice D Leander A Palm Sunday B Bloody Sunday C Whit Sunday D Mothering Sunday 14.
Dave Kelly, Anfield Better planning WHILE many people enjoyed the rock and roll marathon on Sunday, May 20, there were others who either missed their Sunday morning worship - Whit Sunday, by the way - some who had to park their cars and take a long walk to their church and others who had to worship at a different venue (Here Comes The Run, ECHO, May 21).
And this Whit Sunday is no different, with the park hosting its first-ever mini funfair on May 27.
A Good Friday B Ascension Day C Whit Sunday D Shrove Tuesday 5.
* If it rains on Whit Sunday (the 7th Sunday after Easter) it will rain for the next 7 Sundays.
The idea is to limit abstentions, which have consistently increased since 1979 and would certainly have been compounded by a long Whit Sunday weekend in several member states.
"I won't be thinking every match hey I'm in the Top 10 but I'll be doing my best on the court and win my matches," said Angelique Kerber looking forward to the French Open in Paris, the year's second Grand Slam tournament which begins on Whit Sunday. The match against the tennis diva from Russia was her sixth semifinal appearance this season.