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Passion Week

noun
1.
the week preceding Easter; Holy Week.
2.
the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for Passion Week

Passion Week

noun
1.
the week between Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday
2.
(formerly) Holy Week; the week before Easter
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