Definition of Quadragesima in English:


Line breaks: Quadra|ges¦ima
Pronunciation: /ˌkwɒdrəˈdʒɛsɪmə
(also Quadragesima Sunday)


The first Sunday in Lent.
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  • At one time only operas with religious themes could be staged during Quadragesima.


from ecclesiastical Latin, feminine of Latin quadragesimus 'fortieth', from quadraginta 'forty' (Lent lasting forty days).

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