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]
Translations
svätodušná nedeľa

Whit Sunday

n (Brit) → Pfingstsonntag m

Whit Sunday

nPentecoste f
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.
A Palm Sunday B Bloody Sunday C Whit Sunday D Mothering Sunday 6.
959: 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.
Free to attend, the Golden Sands Holiday Park Whit Sunday Open Day on May 28 will run from 12pm onwards at Beach Road, Cresswell, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 5LF.
The Reverend Leonard Fields at an open air Whit Sunday |service at church of St Tudno on Llandudno's Great Orme, 1966
In the papal entourage on that Whit Sunday was the future Pope Benedict.
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.
As such, competitors will be interested to know that the organisers are considering returning to the Whit Sunday bank holiday week (late May) next season to attract a larger entry.
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.
959AD: Edgar, first King of All England, was crowned on Whit Sunday in the Saxon abbey on the site of the present Bath Abbey.
My cunning plan was to recoup losses in small stages, starting with Dubh Soldier in a one-off open at Hove on Whit Sunday.
WHIT SUNDAY Whittingham celebrates after making it 2-0 ALL OVER Burke blasts home Cardiff's third past keeper Loach