Definition of Laetare

1. the fourth Sunday in Lent [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laetare

ladyship
ladyships
laelaps
laelia
laemic
laemmergeyer
laemmergeyers
laemodipod
laemodipoda
laemodipodous
laemodipods
laered
laering
laers
laesie
laetare (current term)
laetares
laetere sunday
laetrile
laetriles
laevigate
laevo
laevo-
laevodihydroxyphenylalanine
laevogyrate
laevorotatory
laevulinic acid
laevulose
laevuloses
lafayette

Literary usage of Laetare

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1. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"... by permission of the Pope, presented him with the laetare Medal, which is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a Catholic layman by that ..."

2. Incidents of My Life: Professional--literary--social, with Services in the by Thomas Addis Emmet (1911)
"This expression of esteem takes the form of the laetare Medal. The Medal receives its name from the day on which it is bestowed, laetare Sunday, ..."

3. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"The announcement of the award of the laetare Medal is always made from the pulpit of the university church by the president on the fourth Sunday of Lent. ..."

4. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"laetare Medal. A decoration annually given by the University of Notre Dame to ... The announcement of the award of the laetare Medal is always made.from the ..."

5. An Essay on Colophons: With Specimens and Translations by Alfred William Pollard, Caxton Club (1905)
"laetare " being the first word of the introit for the fourth Sunday in Lent, it thus appeared on Monday, March 18th, exactly a fortnight after the ..."

6. The Externals of the Catholic Church: Her Government, Ceremonies, Festivals by John Francis Sullivan (1917)
"laetare Sunday. On the fourth Sunday of Lent the Church has a note of joy in ... That day is called laetare Sunday, from the opening words of the Introit of ..."

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