Laetare Sunday

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From Latin laetare (rejoice), the first word in the antiphone of the introit sung that day in the Roman Catholic service.


Laetare Sunday (plural Laetare Sundays)

  1. The fourth Sunday of Lent in the Christian calendar.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Laetare Sunday in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)