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, in the meaning defined above

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“Ascension Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ascension%20Day. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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