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Quinquagesima

Line breaks: Quin¦qua|ges¦ima
Pronunciation: /ˌkwɪŋkwəˈdʒɛsɪmə
 
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(also Quinquagesima Sunday)

Definition of Quinquagesima in English:

noun

The Sunday before the beginning of Lent.

Origin

medieval Latin, feminine of Latin quinquagesimus 'fiftieth', on the pattern of Quadragesima (because it is fifty days before Easter).

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