Ascension day

the 40th day after easter, commemorating the ascension of christ; holy thursday.
historical examples

he was buried in the new temple church at london vpon the ascension day.
chronicles of england, scotland and ireland (2 of 6): england (8 of 12) raphael holinshed

(christianity) the 40th day after easter, when the ascension of christ into heaven is celebrated

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