Definitions for quadragesima

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Quadragesima, Quadrigesima Sunday(noun)

    the first Sunday in Lent


  1. Quadragesima(ProperNoun)


  2. Origin: From quadragesima, substantive of quadragesimus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadragesima(noun)

    the forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent

  2. Origin: [L., fr. quadragesimus the fortieth, fr. quadraginta forty; akin to quattuor four. See Four.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quadragesima

    kwod-ra-jes′i-ma, n. the Latin name for the whole season of Lent, with its forty days: the name commonly assigned to the first Sunday in Lent, by analogy with the three Sundays which precede Lent—Septuagesima, Sexagesima, and Quinquagesima.—adj. Quadrages′imal, belonging to or used in Lent. [L.—quadragesimus, fortieth—quadraginta, forty—quatuor, four.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadragesima in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadragesima in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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