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Definition of "quadragesima" []

  • The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "quadragesima" in a sentence
  • "Still it has been used from the Anglo-Saxon period to translate the more significant Latin term quadragesima (Fr. carême,"
  • "; Italian as quaresima; and Spanishas cuaresma, these all deriving from the Latin quadragesima, meaning 'fortieth'."
  • "Et hoc ab ineunte quadragesima vsque ad octo dies post Pascha."
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