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Alb Sunday
Alb Sunday Alb Sunday (Eccl.) The first Sunday after Easter Sunday, properly Albless Sunday, because in the early church those who had been baptized on Easter eve laid aside on the following Saturday their white albs which had been put on after baptism.
Albless Sunday
Alb Sunday Alb Sunday (Eccl.) The first Sunday after Easter Sunday, properly Albless Sunday, because in the early church those who had been baptized on Easter eve laid aside on the following Saturday their white albs which had been put on after baptism.
Carling Sunday
Carlings Car"lings, n. pl. Same as Carl, 3. Carling Sunday, a Sunday in Lent when carls are eaten. In some parts of England, Passion Sunday. See Carl, 4.
cycle of the Sunday letter
Cycle of indiction, a period of 15 years, employed in Roman and ecclesiastical chronology, not founded on any astronomical period, but having reference to certain judicial acts which took place at stated epochs under the Greek emperors. Cycle of the moon, or Metonic cycle, a period of 19 years, after the lapse of which the new and full moon returns to the same day of the year; -- so called from Meton, who first proposed it. Cycle of the sun, Solar cycle, a period of 28 years, at the end of which time the days of the month return to the same days of the week. The dominical or Sunday letter follows the same order; hence the solar cycle is also called the cycle of the Sunday letter. In the Gregorian calendar the solar cycle is in general interrupted at the end of the century.
Hospital Sunday
Hospital Hos"pi*tal, n. [OF. hospital, ospital, F. h[^o]pital, LL. hospitale (or perh. E. hospital is directly from the Late Latin), from L. hospitalis relating to a guest, hospitalia apartments for guests, fr. hospes guest. See Host a landlord, and cf. Hostel, Hotel, Spital.] 1. A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for. Hospital ship, a vessel fitted up for a floating hospital. Hospital Sunday, a Sunday set apart for simultaneous contribution in churches to hospitals; as, the London Hospital Sunday.
Laetere Sunday
Laetere Sunday L[ae]*te"re Sun"day The fourth Sunday of Lent; -- so named from the Latin word L[ae]tare (rejoice), the first word in the antiphone of the introit sung that day in the Roman Catholic service.
Quadragesima Sunday
Quadragesima Quad`ra*ges"i*ma, n. [L., fr. quadragesimus the fortieth, fr. quadraginta forty; akin to quattuor four. See Four.] (Eccl.) The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent. Quadragesima Sunday, the first Sunday in Lent, about forty days before Easter.
Quinquagesima Sunday
Quinquagesima Quin`qua*ges"i*ma, a. [L., fr. quinquagesimus the fiftieth, akin to quinquaginta fifty, quinque five. See Five.] Fiftieth. Quinquagesima Sunday, the Sunday which is the fiftieth day before Easter, both days being included in the reckoning; -- called also Shrove Sunday.
Shrove Sunday
Shrove Shrove, imp. of Shrive. Shrove Sunday, Quinguagesima Sunday. Shrove Tuesday, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday, and preceding the first day of Lent, or Ash Wednesday. Note: It was formerly customary in England, on this day, for the people to confess their sins to their parish priests, after which they dined on pancakes, or fritters, and the occasion became one of merriment. The bell rung on this day is popularly called Pancake Bell, and the day itself Pancake Tuesday. --P. Cyc.
Shrove Sunday
Quinquagesima Quin`qua*ges"i*ma, a. [L., fr. quinquagesimus the fiftieth, akin to quinquaginta fifty, quinque five. See Five.] Fiftieth. Quinquagesima Sunday, the Sunday which is the fiftieth day before Easter, both days being included in the reckoning; -- called also Shrove Sunday.
Sundart
Sundart Sun"dart`, n. Sunbeam. [R.] --Mrs. Hemans.
Sunday
Sunday Sun"day, a. Belonging to the Christian Sabbath. Sunday letter. See Dominical letter, under Dominical. Sunday school. See under School.
Sunday letter
Sunday Sun"day, a. Belonging to the Christian Sabbath. Sunday letter. See Dominical letter, under Dominical. Sunday school. See under School.
Sunday school
School days, the period in which youth are sent to school. School district, a division of a town or city for establishing and conducting schools. [U.S.] Sunday school, or Sabbath school, a school held on Sunday for study of the Bible and for religious instruction; the pupils, or the teachers and pupils, of such a school, collectively.
Sunday school
Sunday Sun"day, a. Belonging to the Christian Sabbath. Sunday letter. See Dominical letter, under Dominical. Sunday school. See under School.
Whitsunday
Whitsunday Whit"sun*day, n. [White + Sunday.] 1. (Eccl.) The seventh Sunday, and the fiftieth day, after Easter; a festival of the church in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost; Pentecost; -- so called, it is said, because, in the primitive church, those who had been newly baptized appeared at church between Easter and Pentecost in white garments. 2. (Scots Law) See the Note under Term, n., 12.
Whitsunday
Pentecost Pen"te*cost, n. [L. pentecoste, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the fiftieth day, Pentecost, fr. ? fiftieth, fr. ? fifty, fr. ? five. See Five, and cf. Pingster.] 1. A solemn festival of the Jews; -- so called because celebrated on the fiftieth day (seven weeks) after the second day of the Passover (which fell on the sixteenth of the Jewish month Nisan); -- hence called, also, the Feast of Weeks. At this festival an offering of the first fruits of the harvest was made. By the Jews it was generally regarded as commemorative of the gift of the law on the fiftieth day after the departure from Egypt. 2. A festival of the Roman Catholic and other churches in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles; which occurred on the day of Pentecost; -- called also Whitsunday. --Shak.

Meaning of Sunda from wikipedia

- Look up Sunda in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sunda may refer to: Sunda, Faroe Islands Sunda (asura), an asura brother of Upasunda Sunda (clan), a...
- characters. The Sunda Kingdom (Sundanese: ᮊ(ka)ᮛ(ra)ᮏ(ja)ᮃ(a)ᮔ᮪(n) ᮞᮥ(su)ᮔ᮪(n)ᮓ(da), romanized: Karajaan Sunda, Indonesian pronunciation: [sunˈda]) was a Sundanese...
- The Sunda Strait (Indonesian: Selat Sunda) is the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. It connects the Java Sea with the Indian...
- The Lesser Sunda Islands, also known as Nusa Tenggara Islands (Indonesian: Ke****uan Nusa Tenggara, formerly Ke****uan Sunda Kecil), are an archipelago...
- Look up Sunda in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Sunda Islands (Indonesian: Ke****uan Sunda) are a group of islands in the Malay Archipelago. They...
- Sunda Plate is a minor tectonic plate straddling the Equator in the Eastern Hemisphere on which the majority of Southeast Asia is located. The Sunda Plate...
- trench Plate tectonics Sunda Arc Sundadonty, named after Sunda Sunda Islands Greater Sunda Islands Lesser Sunda Islands Sunda Shelf Sunda Trench Irwanto, Dhani...
- Geologically, the Sunda Shelf /ˈsʊndə/ is a south-eastern extension of the continental shelf of Mainland Southeast Asia. Major landm****es on the shelf...
- The Sunda Democratic Empire, also known as the Sunda Empire–Earth Empire or simply Sunda Empire, was a micronation based in Bandung, Indonesia. Self-proclaimed...
- The Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica), also known as the Malayan or Javan pangolin, is a species of pangolin. It is found throughout Southeast Asia, including...