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WHITSUNTIDE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Whitsuntide mean? 

WHITSUNTIDE (noun)
  The noun WHITSUNTIDE has 1 sense:

1. Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)

  Familiarity information: WHITSUNTIDE used as a noun is very rare.


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WHITSUNTIDE (noun)


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Meaning:

Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Whitsun; Whitsuntide; Whitweek

Hypernyms ("Whitsuntide" is a kind of...):

season (a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field)

Meronyms (parts of "Whitsuntide"):

Pentecost; Whitsunday (seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the apostles; a quarter day in Scotland)

Whitmonday; Whitsun Monday (the day after Whitsunday; a legal holiday in England and Wales and Ireland)

Whit-Tuesday; Whitsun Tuesday (the day after Whitmonday)

Holonyms ("Whitsuntide" is a part of...):

church calendar; ecclesiastical calendar (a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals)


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