Whitsun - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˈwɪts(ə)n/

or Whitsuntide 

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/ˈwɪts(ə)nˌtaɪd/

  1. the seventh Sunday after Easter, when Christians celebrate the time when the Holy Spirit came from Heaven to Earth. The American word is Pentecost.