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1. Pentecost

noun. seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland.

Synonyms

  • quarter day
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whitsunday
  • Whitsun

Etymology

  • πεντηκοστή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. Pentecost

noun. (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.

Synonyms

  • Feast of Weeks
  • Shavous
  • Shabuoth
  • Shavuot
  • Shavuoth

Etymology

  • πεντηκοστή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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