\pˈɛntɪkˌɒst], \pˈɛntɪkˌɒst], \p_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_k_ˌɒ_s_t]\
Definitions of PENTECOST
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
By Princeton University
A solemn festival of the Jews; - so called because celebrated on the fiftieth day (seven weeks) after the second day of the Passover (which fell on the sixteenth of the Jewish month Nisan); - hence called, also, the Feast of Weeks.
By Noah Webster.
A Jewish festival kept the fiftieth day after the second day of the Passover; the Christian feast of Whitsunday.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A Jewish festival on the fiftieth day after the Passover, in commemoration of the giving of the Law: Whitsuntide.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
A solemn festival of the Jews fifty days after the second day of the Passover; Whitsuntide, a solemn feast of the church in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Ghest.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Greek] A festival of the Jews, on the fiftieth day after the Passover. It was instituted in commemoration of the gift of the law on the fiftieth day after the departure from Egypt;â€”Whitsuntide, a festival in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles.
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