Palm Sunday

noun

Definition of Palm Sunday

: the Sunday before Easter celebrated in commemoration of Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem

First Known Use of Palm Sunday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Palm Sunday

from the palm branches strewn in Christ's way

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The first known use of Palm Sunday was before the 12th century

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“Palm Sunday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palm%20Sunday. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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