Meaning of ecclesiastical calendar

eccle'sias'tical cal'endar

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a calendar based on the lunisolar cycle, used by many Christian churches in determining the dates for the movable feasts.
  2. Also calleda calendar of the Christian year, indicating the days and seasons for fasts and festivals.
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