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Sexagesima

[sek-suh-jes-uh-muh, -jey-zuh-] /ˌsɛk səˈdʒɛs ə mə, -ˈdʒeɪ zə-/
noun
1.
the second Sunday before Lent.
Also called Sexagesima Sunday.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin sexāgēsima (diēs) sixtieth (day), feminine of sexāgēsimus, ordinal corresponding to sexāgintā sixty
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Sexagesima

/ˌsɛksəˈdʒɛsɪmə/
noun
1.
the second Sunday before Lent
Word Origin
C16: from Latin: sixtieth, from sexāgintā sixty
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