Passiontide

noun
Pas·​sion·​tide | \ ˈpa-shən-ˌtīd How to pronounce Passiontide (audio) \

Definition of Passiontide

: the last two weeks of Lent

First Known Use of Passiontide

1847, in the meaning defined above

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