Rogation Days

plural noun

Definition of Rogation Days

: the three days before Ascension Day observed by some Christians as days of special supplication

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First Known Use of Rogation Days

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rogation Days

Middle English rogacioun dayes

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“Rogation Days.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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