Quin·qua·ges·i·ma | \ ˌkwinkwəˈjesəmə, -jāzəmə \
Definition of Quinquagesima
1 obsolete : the period extending from the Sunday before Lent to Easter Sunday or the first week of this period
2 : the Sunday before Lent or the seventh before Easter in the church year observed by various branches of the Christian Church
— called also Quinquagesima Sunday, Shrove Sunday
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