Palm Sunday

noun

Definition of Palm Sunday

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

Origin and Etymology of palm sunday

from the palm branches strewn in Christ's way


First Known Use: before 12th century


PALM SUNDAY Defined for English Language Learners

Palm Sunday

noun

Definition of Palm Sunday for English Language Learners

  • : the Christian holiday celebrated on the Sunday before Easter


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