The 70 days from the third Sunday before Lent, ending with the Saturday of Easter week. [< Lat. septuagesima = seventieth]

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  • Septuagesima — (in full, Septuagesima Sunday), an observance dropped from the calendar as revised by the Second Vatican Council but still in use in the traditional calendars, is the name given to the third from the last Sunday before Lent in the Catholic and… …   Wikipedia

  • Septuagesima — • The ninth Sunday before Easter, the third before Lent known among the Greeks as Sunday of the Prodigal Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Septuagesima     Septuagesima      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • septuagesima — (izg. septuagézima) ž DEFINICIJA kat. sedamdesetnica, treća nedjelja prije korizme ETIMOLOGIJA lat. septuagesima (dies): sedamdeseti (dan) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Septuagesima — [sep΄to͞o ə jəjā′zi mə, sep΄tyo͞oə jəjā′zi mə, sep΄to͞o ə jəjes′i mə, sep΄tyo͞oə jəjes′i mə] n. [ME Septuagesme < L, fem. of septuagesimus, seventieth] former name for the third Sunday before Lent: also Septuagesima Sunday …   English World dictionary

  • Septuagesima — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Septuagesĭma — Septuagesĭma, der dritte Sonntag vor der Fastenzeit u. ist ungefähr der 70. Tag vor Ostern (daher der Name S., der siebenzigste). Einige Christen pflegten früher von da an schon zu fasten, andere mit dem folgenden Sonntag, welcher Sexuagesima… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Septuagesĭma — (lat.), der dritte Sonntag vor Aschermittwoch und ungefähr der »siebzigste« Tag vor Ostern, galt, ehe Aschermittwoch dazu bestimmt wurde, als Anfang der Fastenzeit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Septuagesima — Septuagesĭma (lat.), der 70. (Tag), Name des neunten Sonntags vor Ostern …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • SEPTUAGESIMA — in Ord. Roman. videtur dici posse, propter 70. dies, qui sunt ab ipso die ad Sabbatum ante Octavas Paschae, quo die alba tolluntur vestimenta a nuper baptizatis. Adeoque nomen Dominicae est, 70. diebus Sabbatum ante Dominicam in Albis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • septuagésima — |èpt| s. f. Terceiro domingo antes do primeiro da Quaresma …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Septuagesima — Sep|tu|a|ge|si|ma 〈ohne Artikel〉 neunter Sonntag vor Ostern [<lat. (dies) septuagesima „der 70. (Tag vor Ostern)“] * * * Sep|tu|a|ge|si|ma, die; , selten auch, wenn o. Art.: …mä <meist o. Art.> [mlat. septuagesima, eigtl. = der… …   Universal-Lexikon

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