a dramatic representation of the passion of Christ, as that given every ten years at the Bavarian village of Oberammergau.
a play depicting the Passion of Christ
noun 1. the fifth Sunday in Lent, being the second week before Easter. noun 1. the fifth Sunday in Lent (the second Sunday before Easter), when Passiontide begins
[pash-uh n-tahyd] /ˈpæʃ ənˌtaɪd/ noun 1. the two-week period from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday. /ˈpæʃənˌtaɪd/ noun 1. the last two weeks of Lent, extending from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday
noun 1. the week preceding Easter; Holy Week. 2. the week before Holy Week, beginning with Passion Sunday. noun 1. the week between Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday 2. (formerly) Holy Week; the week before Easter
[pas-uh-veyt] /ˈpæs əˌveɪt/ verb (used with object), passivated, passivating. Metallurgy. 1. to treat (a metal) to render the surface less reactive chemically. /ˈpæsɪˌveɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to render (a metal) less susceptible to corrosion by coating the surface with a substance, such as an oxide