Holy Week


Holy Week

Holy Week ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the week preceding Easter Sunday.

Origin of Holy Week 1700–10; translation of Italian settimana santa Examples from the Web for holy week Historical Examples of holy week

  • It was holy-week, and the church of Notre Dame de Fourvires, which stands on the summit of the hill, was crowded with people.

    Pencillings by the Way

    N. Parker Willis

  • On Tuesday, in Holy-Week, a general congregation of the council was held in the usual form.

    Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870

    Various

  • Dear Friend: I have just returned from my holy-week excursion, tired out, after a sleepless and bitter cold night.

    Letters to an Unknown

    Prosper Mrime

  • Having premised thus much on the office in general, we may now return to holy-week.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

    Charles Michael Baggs

  • A minute detail of the numerous ceremonies of ordination can not be expected in a work on the ceremonies of holy-week.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

    Charles Michael Baggs

  • British Dictionary definitions for holy week Holy Week noun

    1. the week preceding Easter Sunday

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