Definition of Ascension Day noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Ascension Day

BrE BrE//əˈsenʃn deɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈsenʃn deɪ//
Religious holidays and festivals
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(in the Christian religion) the 40th day after Easter when Christians remember when Jesus left the earth and went into heaven See related entries: Religious holidays and festivals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Ascension Day