Passion Week
noun Date: 15th century 1. Holy Week 2. the week between Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday

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  • Passion Week — Passion Pas sion, n. [F., fr. L. passio, fr. pati, passus, to suffer. See {Patient}.] 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion); specifically, the suffering of Christ between the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passion Week — is a name given to the week beginning at the Fifth Sunday in Lent, where this Sunday is or was known as Passion Sunday. It is the week immediately preceding Holy Week.Although Holy Week, which more explicitly concerns the Passion of Christ, might …   Wikipedia

  • Passion Week — Pas′sion Week n. 1) rel the week preceding Easter; Holy Week 2) rel the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • Passion Week — /ˈpæʃən wik/ (say pashuhn week) noun 1. the week preceding Easter; Holy Week. 2. the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday …   Australian English dictionary

  • Passion Week — 1. the week preceding Easter; Holy Week. 2. the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • PASSION WEEK —    is properly the week preceding Holy Week, but in common English usage the name is given to Holy Week itself, i. e. to the week immediately preceding Easter, commemorating Christ s passion …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Passion Week — noun 1》 the week between Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday. 2》 older name for Holy Week …   English new terms dictionary

  • Passion Week —    The week before Holy Week. This name should not be applied to the last week of Lent, which is properly called Holy Week, or as called by the primitive Christians, the Great Week …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Passion Week — noun the week before Easter • Syn: ↑Holy Week • Hypernyms: ↑week, ↑hebdomad • Part Holonyms: ↑church calendar, ↑ecclesiastical calendar …   Useful english dictionary

  • passion week — Holy Week, week before Easter …   New dictionary of synonyms

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