the Ascension

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Definition of the Ascension

: the Christian holiday that celebrates Jesus Christ's journey to heaven after his death

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“The Ascension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Ascension. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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