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Forty Hours

noun
1.
a Roman Catholic devotion in which the Blessed Sacrament is exposed for veneration for 40 hours by the churches of a diocese sequentially for two-day periods.
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  • The next day saw us on board the little Arizona, bound for San Pedro, a forty-hours' trip down the coast.

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