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vespers British & World English

A service of evening prayer in the Divine Office of the Western Christian Church (sometimes said earlier in the day)

vesper British & World English

Evening prayer; vespers

Vesper in vesper British & World English

Venus as the evening star

Sicilian Vespers British & World English

A massacre of French inhabitants of Sicily, which began near Palermo at the time of vespers on Easter Monday in 1282. The ensuing war resulted in the replacement of the unpopular French Angevin dynasty by the Spanish House of Aragon