Sep·tu·a·ges·i·ma (sĕp′t-ə-jĕsə-mə, -ch-)
The third Sunday before Lent.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin septuāgēsima (diēs), seventieth (day), feminine of Latin septuāgēsimus, from septuāgintā, seventy; see SEPTUAGINT.]
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