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Whitsun

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity, Chronology
Whit‧sun [uncountable and countable] British English
1 also Whit SundayTMCRRC the seventh Sunday after Easter, when Christians celebrate the Holy Spirit coming down from heaven [= pentecost]
2 also Whit‧sun‧tideTMC the period around Whitsun

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