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Meaning of Ash Wednesday by Wiktionary Dictionary

Ash Wednesday


    Noun

    Ash Wednesday ( plural: Ash Wednesdays )

    1. A Christian day of penitence, the first day of Lent. It is a movable feast which takes place 40 days before Easter ( excluding Sundays ) .


Explanation of Ash Wednesday by Wordnet Dictionary

Ash Wednesday


    Noun
    1. the 7th Wednesday before Easter



    Definition of Ash Wednesday by GCIDE Dictionary

    Ash Wednesday


    1. Ash Wednesday ( ăsh wĕnzda ). The first day of Lent; -- so called from a custom in the Roman Catholic church of putting ashes, on that day, upon the foreheads of penitents.