Sexagesima

noun Sex·a·ges·i·ma \ˌseksəˈjesəmə, -jāzəmə\
variants: less commonly

Sexagesima Sunday

Definition of Sexagesima

plural

-s

  1. :  the second Sunday before Lent and the eighth before Easter in the church year as observed by various branches of the Christian church

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Origin and Etymology of sexagesima

Late Latin sexagesima, from Latin, feminine of sexagesimus sixtieth


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