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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent).

Usage examples (33)
  • And thus is one week put, which is called the Quinquagesima, after this that S. Ambrose saith.
  • Quinquagesima, being the twenty and ninth of May, in the year of our
  • For some, Quinquagesima marked the time after which meat was forbidden....
  • It begins with the Sunday before Ash Wednesday, called Dominica in Quinquagesima.... for more
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