Definition of Septuagesima

1. Noun. The 3rd Sunday before Lent (or the 9th before Easter).

Exact synonyms: Septuagesima Sunday
Generic synonyms: Christian Holy Day



Definition of Septuagesima

1. n. The third Sunday before Lent; -- so called because it is about seventy days before Easter.

Definition of Septuagesima

1. Noun. (Christianity) A Sunday in the Christian calendar nine weeks before Easter Sunday. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Septuagesima

1. The third Sunday before Lent; so called because it is about seventy days before Easter. Origin: NL, fr. L. Septuagesimus the seventieth, fr. Septuaginta seventy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Septuagesima

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1. The Liturgical Year: An Explanation of the Origin, History & Significance of by Vernon Staley (1907)
"In the Table of Feasts and Fasts in the Book of Common Prayer, we read : septuagesima Sexagesima \ c , Quinquagesima Quadragesima ,~\ • . ..."

2. Hymns of the Eastern Church: tr. by J.M. Neale by John Mason Neale (1863)
"The Sunday before septuagesima, and septuagesima itself are, respectively, ... The following Troparia are from the Canon at Lauds on septuagesima. ..."

3. The English Review (1852)
"... from septuagesima to the Third Sunday after Trinity. By FD MAURICE, MA, SfC. London : JWParker. THE practice of explaining the lessons of the Old ..."

4. The Annals of Roger de Hoveden: Comprising the History of England and of by Roger, Roger of Hoveden, Henry Thomas Riley (1853)
"She was married and crowned on the Lord's day before the beginning of septuagesima, being the ides of February; and was with due honor endowed with the ..."

5. A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Protestant Episcopal Church by John Henry Hobart, Robert Nelson (1851)
"Of septuagesima, SEXAGESIMA, and QUINQUAGESIMA SUNDAYS. A. The first Sunday in Lent being called Quadragesima, being the fortieth day before Easter, ..."

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