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dominical letter

noun
1.
any one of the letters from A to G used in church calendars to mark the Sundays throughout any particular year, serving primarily to aid in determining the date of Easter.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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British Dictionary definitions for dominical letter

dominical letter

noun
1.
(Christianity) any one of the letters A to G as used to denote Sundays in a given year in order to determine the church calendar
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