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Ascension Day   /əsˈɛnʃən deɪ/   Listen
Ascension Day

noun
1.
(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter.  Synonyms: Ascension, Ascension of the Lord.






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... The next day was Ascension Day, and it was passed by Jeanne in prayer. But on the following morrow it was resolved by the chiefs of the garrison to attack the English forts on the south of the river. For this purpose they crossed the river in boats, and after some severe fighting, in which the Maid was wounded in the heel, ...
— The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07 • Various



Words linked to "Ascension Day" :   Christianity, Christian religion, holy day of obligation



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