Sexagesima meaning

sĕksə-jĕsə-mə
The second Sunday before Lent.
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Sexagesima is the second Sunday before Ash Wednesday.

An example of Sexagesima is the day two Sundays before the first day of Lent in the Christian religion that marks the start of the pre-Lenten season.

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The second Sunday before Lent.
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Origin of sexagesima

  • Late Latin sexāgēsima (diēs) sixtieth (day) from feminine of Latin sexāgēsimus sixtieth from sexāgintā sixty sexagenary

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition