Laetare Sunday

noun
Lae·​ta·​re Sunday | \lā-ˈtär-ē-, -ˈter-\

Definition of Laetare Sunday 

: the fourth Sunday in Lent

First Known Use of Laetare Sunday

circa 1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Laetare Sunday

Latin laetare, singular imperative of laetari to rejoice

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