Definition of Pascha

1. Noun. The Jewish feast of the Passover.

Exact synonyms: Pasch
Generic synonyms: Feast Of The Unleavened Bread, Passover, Pesach, Pesah

2. Noun. The Christian festival of Easter.
Exact synonyms: Pasch
Generic synonyms: Easter

Definition of Pascha

1. Noun. Easter, the most important Christian religious feast ¹

2. Noun. Orthodox Christian church services during the week preceding Easter ¹

3. Adjective. pertaining to Easter. (e.g. in the Orthodox Christian church, Pascha week refers to the week preceding Easter) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pascha

ParĂ¡ rubber tree
Pas de Calais
Pascal's gamble
Pascal's law
Pascal's law of fluid pressures
Pascal's triangle
Pascal's wager
Pascal compiler
Pascha (current term)
Paschal Lamb
Paschal Lambs
Paschal celery
Paschal troparion
Pascheff's conjunctivitis
Paschen-Back effect
Paschen bodies

Literary usage of Pascha

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"In this famous passage the historian has especially in mind the conflict as to the day of the week and of the year on which pascha 2. ..."

2. The Leofric missal, as used in the Cathedral of Exeter during the episcopate by Catholic Church, Frederick Edward Warren (1883)
"Luna in pascha non potest esse minor quam .xv. nec maior quam .xxi. ... XL. in pascha quinta decima. Si luna quarta initio .XL. in pascha sexta decima. ..."

3. Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature (1892)
"44 : " Eo anno post clausum Pascha, etc. ... Pascha; he finito tempore Paschali." To these I am able to add, ... in crastino clausi Pascha";7 "et 1 Der ..."

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