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Passiontide Line breaks: Pas¦sion|tide
Pronunciation: /ˈpaʃ(ə)ntʌɪd/

Definition of Passiontide in English:


The last two weeks of Lent.
Example sentences
  • The message of Passiontide and Easter is at the same time joyful and unsettling.
  • For all those who missed the Passiontide concert last Easter, here is an opportunity to come along and enjoy another performance of a wonderful selection of music.
  • The transition from Passiontide to Easter will be via Franck's Choral No.3 in A minor for organ, and the cello and organ then combine in Bach's Sonata in D major which is a joyful resurrection piece.

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