Lent Meaning and Definition
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1. The period preceding Easter that in the Christian Church is devoted to fasting, abstinence, and penitence in commemoration of Christ's fasting in the wilderness. In the Western Church it runs from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday and so includes forty weekdays.
Example sentences: "To this end he will be eating as little as possible from the beginning of Lent until Easter."
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