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Meaning of Pentecost

Pen•te•cost

Pronunciation: (pen'ti-kôst", -kost"), [key]
— n.
  1. a Christian festival celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter, commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles; Whitsunday.
  2. Shavuoth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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