Definition of Quinquagesima in English:

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Quinquagesima

Pronunciation: /ˌkwiNGkwəˈjesəmə/
(also Quinquagesima Sunday)

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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