Passion Sunday

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12th-century ecclesiastical Latin passio suffering + Sunday.

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Passion Sunday (plural Passion Sundays)

  1. The fifth Sunday in Lent, the second Sunday before Easter, the first day in Passiontide.
Synonyms: Care Sunday, Carle Sunday, Carling Sunday, Judica Sunday, Black Sunday
  1. (rare) The sixth Sunday in Lent, the last Sunday before Easter, the mid-point of Passiontide.
Synonym: Palm Sunday (more common)


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