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Meaning of "Ascension Day" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASCENSION DAY

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Ascension Day is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ASCENSION DAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ascension Day

Feast of the Ascension

The Feast of the Ascension, also known as Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday, or Ascension Day, commemorates the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It is one of the ecumenical feasts of Christian churches, ranking with the feasts of the Passion, of Easter, and Pentecost. In the Catholic church it is also known as the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. Ascension Day is traditionally celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Easter, although some Catholic provinces have moved the observance to the following Sunday.

Definition of Ascension Day in the English dictionary

The definition of Ascension Day in the dictionary is the 40th day after Easter, when the Ascension of Christ into heaven is celebrated.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE ASCENSION DAY

Annunciation Day
Assumption Day
Boxing Day
Canada Day
Christmas Day
Dominion Day
Father´s Day
Groundhog Day
Inauguration Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Last Day
May Day
Memorial Day
Mother´s Day
New Year´s Day
Saint Valentine´s Day
Thanksgiving Day
the Lord´s Day
Veterans Day

Synonyms and antonyms of Ascension Day in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Ascension Day» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

耶稣升天节
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Día de la Ascensión
570 millions of speakers

English

Ascension Day
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उदगम दिवस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عيد الصعود
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Вознесение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dia da Ascensão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ্যাসেনশন দিবস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ascension
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hari Ascension
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Christi Himmelfahrt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

昇天日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

예수 승천 일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ascension Day
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

lể thăng thiên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அசென்சன் தினம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

असेशन दिवस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yükseliş Günü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ascensione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wniebowstąpienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Вознесіння
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Înălțarea Domnului
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ημέρα της Αναλήψεως
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

hemelvaart
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Kristi himmelsfärdsdag
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Kristi himmelfartsdag
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ascension Day

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASCENSION DAY»

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Ascension Day
Lawyer Jac McElroy's first big case is a no-hoper: to get a pardon for a man set to be executed in just fifty days .
John Matthews, 2007
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Ascension Day to Advent
INDEX. OF. SERMONS. The. Ascension. Day. Sermon 339. The Ascension an Assumption. (Ascen. Ser. I.) Mark xvi. 19 , D 340. The Ascended Lord. (Ascen. Ser. II.) Acts i. 1 1 . . . F. 341. The Place of the Ascension. (Ascen. Ser. III.) Acts I. 9 .
John Marks Ashley, 1895
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Advent to Ascension Day
SERMON. 13. THE DAY OF JESUS CHRIST.— {Holy Gospel, Ser. X.) '. Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord." — Matt. xxi. 9. Introduction. — The day of Jesus Christ ! all days are His : yet the day of final judgment, which the ...
John Marks Ashley, 1895
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Sermons for Ascension Day to Trinity Sunday
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John Keble, 2010
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Hymns for Ascension Day. [By Charles Wesley.]
Charles Wesley. AsczNsicto-N-DAY. 2 H ss Y M N I. IFT up your heads, ye gates, ' . T' admit your King 'again I Return'd from earth He waits With half his angel train : Wide open throw the heavenly scene Receive the King of Glory in; Instinct ...
Charles Wesley, 1789
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Hymns for Ascension-Day. The second edition. [By Charles J. ...
Charles Wesley. II. The Blood of Goats and Bullocks flain Could never purge our guilty Stain, Could never for our Sins atone ; But Thou thine own most precious Blood Hast s ilt to quench th'e Wrath of Gon, H sav'd us by thy Blood alone. III.
Charles Wesley, 1747
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The Amish Cook at Home: Simple Pleasures of Food, Family, ...
AsCEnsIOn DAY: 40 DAYs AftEr EAstEr Oh great God, we worship, extol, praise, and glorify Thee because of Thy ascension, for Thou ascendest with jubilation and with the clear sound of trumpets. —Amish prayer for Ascension Day sprInG ...
Lovina Eicher, 2008
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Christian Life
ASCENSION DAY AND PENTECOST • Many churches celebrate the ascension of Jesus into heaven at the end of his life on Ascension Day. • All Christian churches celebrate the giving of the Holy Spirit to the early disciples of Jesus at ...
Michael Keene, 2000
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The Chronology of History: Containing Tables, Calculations ...
As Ascension day is a moveable feast, the years of the reign of John were calculated from Ascension day to Ascension day; so that each regnal year was of a different length, and began on a different day. For example : the first year of his reign ...
Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, 1833
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Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of ...
Ascension Day practices include a three-day “Rogation” period preceding the feast to invoke God's mercy. The actual feast itself includes a procession of torches and banners symbolizing Christ's journey to the Mount of Olives and entry to ...
J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASCENSION DAY»

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Call for Christmas Day to be reviewed
In 1994, Ascension Day was removed from the calendar and Easter Monday was changed to Family Day. In 2004 the Department of Home ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
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Ragwort invades Stroud cemetery
I VISITED Bisley for Ascension Day and on the way home called in Stroud cemetery to tidy my father-in-law's grave. I pulled up spent bulbs etc ... «Stroud News and Journal, Jul 15»
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Retail trade increased in May
Moreover, Ascension Day occurred before payday this year, compared with after payday last year. Taking the calendar effect into account the ... «Nasdaq, Jun 15»
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Prizes up for grabs for eagle-eyed Sedgley summer fair visitors
Martin Jones, a member of the congregation, who took the shot from the tower on Ascension Day 2015 said: “We ran this competition last year ... «Evesham Journal, Jun 15»
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Father's Day traditions around the world
In Germany, Father's Day, or Vatertag, is a federal holiday celebrated on the 40th day of Easter, Ascension Day. Men in Germany traditionally ... «New York Daily News, Jun 15»
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Father, Papa, Batia: Celebrating (and marketing) Father's Day …
... the current Thai king's birthday (December 5th) however, German gentlemen celebrateMännertag on Ascension Day with hiking while pulling ... «The Drum, Jun 15»
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Celebrating Fathers all Over the World
According to a Midindia article written by Hannah Punitha on May 1, 2008, the holiday happens to fall on Ascension Day for Germans. «Mid Valley News, Jun 15»
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Elvis Costello at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall: Review and …
Ascension Day, his post-Leadbelly collaboration with Allen Toussaint, hailed the efforts of the people of New Orleans to rebuild their city. «Nottingham Post, Jun 15»
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Fastlane International asks 'Is it really Father's Day this weekend?'
David observes Germany's Father's Day sounds most 'Dad-ish': 'It's held on Ascension Day and fathers march round town pulling little carts ... «PR Web, Jun 15»
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Comings and goings
Pentecost (always on a Sunday) occurs 50 days after Easter Sunday and 10 days after Ascension Day. Christians believe that Jesus Christ ... «Frederick News Post, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ascension Day [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ascension-day>. Oct 2020 ».
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