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Syllabification: Quin·qua·ges·i·ma
Pronunciation: /ˌkwiNGkwəˈjesəmə
(also Quinquagesima Sunday)

Definition of Quinquagesima in English:


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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