Synonyms of pentecost


1. Pentecost, Whitsunday, quarter day

usage: seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland

2. Shavous, Shabuoth, Shavuoth, Shavuot, Pentecost, Feast of Weeks, Jewish holy day

usage: (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments

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