Dictionary

Ascension Day

Ascension Day

noun

Definition of ASCENSION DAY

:  the Thursday 40 days after Easter observed in commemoration of Christ's ascension into Heaven

First Known Use of ASCENSION DAY

14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ascensionistPrevious Word in the Dictionary: ascensionalAll Words Near: Ascension Day
March 04, 2015
sprightly Hear it
Full of life and energy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears