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English definition of “Pentecost”


noun uk   /ˈpen.tɪ.kɒst/ us    /-t̬ɪ.kɑːst/
[C or U] in the Jewish religion, a holy day that comes 50 days after PassoverReligious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasionsJudaism [U] in the Christian religion, a holy day that is the seventh Sunday after EasterReligious festivalsCelebrations, parties and special occasions
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