Good Friday


noun

the Friday before Easter, a holy day of the Christian church, observed as the anniversary of the Crucifixion of Jesus.

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Origin of Good Friday

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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British Dictionary definitions for Good Friday

Good Friday

noun

the Friday before Easter, observed as a commemoration of the Crucifixion of Jesus
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Cultural definitions for Good Friday

Good Friday

The Friday before Easter Sunday; a day on which Christians (see also Christian) commemorate the Crucifixion of Jesus. Good Friday means “holy Friday.”

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