Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday

n.
The Sunday before Easter, observed by Christians in commemoration of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem, when palm fronds were strewn before him. Also called Passion Sunday.

Palm Sunday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Sunday before Easter commemorating Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem

Palm′ Sun′day


n.
the Sunday before Easter, celebrated in commemoration of Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Palm Sunday - Sunday before EasterPalm Sunday - Sunday before Easter      
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Translations
dimanche des Rameaux

Palm Sunday

nDomenica delle Palme
References in periodicals archive ?
The difficulty of procuring palms in unfavorable climate led to their substitution with branches of native tress that included box, yew, willow, and olive - the fact that gave rise to alternative names to this day, such as Yew Sunday or Branch Sunday among others as aforementioned.