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Meaning of SEPTUAGESIMA

Pronunciation:  `septoou'jesumu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the 3rd Sunday before Lent (or the 9th before Easter)
 

SEPTUAGESIMA is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Septuagesima Sunday
 
 See Also: Christian holy day

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sep`tu*a*ges"i*ma\, n. [NL., fr. L. septuagesimus
the seventieth, fr. septuaginta seventy.] (Eccl.)
The third Sunday before Lent; -- so called because it is
about seventy days before Easter.



 

 

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