the week preceding Easter; Holy Week.
the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday.
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How to use Passion Week in a sentence
It is Passion-week, too; and that's not a week to play the heathen.A Terrible Temptation | Charles Reade
In Passion-week pilgrims come to pray at the several "stations" along the route to the figurative Calvary at the end of the Via.Spanish Vistas | George Parsons Lathrop
And thus Passion-week tells all men in what true goodness lies.Westminster Sermons | Charles Kingsley
He who has learnt the lesson of Passion-week, and practises it; he and he only is a good man.Westminster Sermons | Charles Kingsley
Shrove-Tuesday was marked by a ball, and Passion-week by promenades and concerts.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete | Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
British Dictionary definitions for Passion Week
the week between Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday
(formerly) Holy Week; the week before Easter
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