Definition of Quinquagesima in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkwɪŋkwəˈdʒɛsɪmə/
(also Quinquagesima Sunday)


The Sunday before the beginning of Lent.


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

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