Definition of Ascensiontide in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈsɛnʃ(ə)ntʌɪd/


The period of ten days from Ascension Day to Whitsun Eve.
Example sentences
  • At Ascensiontide, we encounter the Trinity through prayer.
  • At the edge of Ascensiontide, we know only the threshold beyond which Jesus has gone, into a cloud of luminous darkness.
  • You will notice how many of the Ascensiontide hymns speak of Kingship, Majesty, Power and Dominion.
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