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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quinquagesima  \Quin`qua*ges"i*ma\,  a.  [L.,  fr  quinquagesimus 
  the  fiftieth,  akin  to  quinquaginta  fifty,  quinque  five  See 
  {Quinquagesima  Sunday},  the  Sunday  which  is  the  fiftieth  day 
  before  Easter,  both  days  being  included  in  the  reckoning; 
  --  called  also  {Shrove  Sunday}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  Sunday  before  Ash  Wednesday  (the  beginning  of  Lent) 
  [syn:  {Quinquagesima},  {Quinquagesima  Sunday}] 

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