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  1. taking place, coming together, or published once every seven days; weekly: hebdomadal meetings; hebdomadal groups; hebdomadal journals.
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  1. a weekly magazine, newspaper, etc.Compare diurnal(def 7).
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Origin of hebdomadal

From the Late Latin word hebdomadālis, dating back to 1605–15. See hebdomad, -al1
Related formsheb·dom·a·dal·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples of hebdomadal

  • These hebdomadal balls have not yet been introduced at Colney Hatch.

    Curiosities of Civilization

    Andrew Wynter

  • Frank was congratulated by his friends on the excellence of his hebdomadal.

  • He spoke of the honour of Oxford men and the consistency of the Hebdomadal Board, compared with others he had to deal with.

  • Even the hebdomadal excursions of the citizen will conduct him over or near many such scenes.

  • Even people who "called themselves Christians" only entered a pew and enjoyed a hebdomadal siesta in church.

    A Lost Cause

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

British Dictionary definitions for hebdomadal


hebdomadary (hɛbˈdɒmədərɪ, -drɪ)

  1. a rare word for weekly
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Derived Formshebdomadally, adverb
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