Sexagesima sunday


[sek-suh-jes-uh-muh, -jey-zuh-]
the second Sunday before Lent.
Also called Sexagesima Sunday.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin sexāgēsima (diēs) sixtieth (day), feminine of sexāgēsimus, ordinal corresponding to sexāgintā sixty Unabridged
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Sexagesima (ˌsɛksəˈdʒɛsɪmə)
the second Sunday before Lent
[C16: from Latin: sixtieth, from sexāgintā sixty]

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