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SEPTUAGESIMA

The seventieth day before Easter, and the third Sunday before Lent. Terminolgy not used in the Latin Rite since the revision of the liturgy after the Second Vatican Council.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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