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Septuagesima - Devotional and liturgical practices, Liturgical reforms, Vestiges of the season

In the Western Christian Church, the third Sunday before Lent, apparently so called by analogy with Quinquagesima which is two Sundays later. (Lat septuagesimus, ‘seventieth’.)

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