Easter Sunday

noun

Definition of Easter Sunday

: the Sunday on which Easter falls

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First Known Use of Easter Sunday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Easter Sunday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Easter%20Sunday. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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