Semana Santa


Semana Santa
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Holy Week, Great Week, Easter week, Passion Week.
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Semana Santa
Easter, Holy Week
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Holy Week; fuimos a Escocia en Semana Santa we went to Scotland at Easter
•• Cultural note:
Semana Santa
The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century
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(n.) = Holy Week, Easter week, Passion week
Ex. The writers offer reflections on the revised common lectionary covering most of Lent, Holy Week, and several weeks after Easter.
Ex. During Easter week, 1971, Cincinnati will be the hostess of the 50th anniversary convention of the Catholic Library Association.
Ex. The religious significance attached to the bullfight, flamenco & Passion Week celebrations in Andalusia, Spain, is examined.
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Holy Week; fuimos a Escocia en Semana Santa we went to Scotland at Easter
•• Cultural note:
Semana Santa
The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century
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(n.) = Holy Week, Easter week, Passion week

Ex: The writers offer reflections on the revised common lectionary covering most of Lent, Holy Week, and several weeks after Easter.

Ex: During Easter week, 1971, Cincinnati will be the hostess of the 50th anniversary convention of the Catholic Library Association.
Ex: The religious significance attached to the bullfight, flamenco & Passion Week celebrations in Andalusia, Spain, is examined.

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CULTURAL NOTE
Semana Santa
The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.
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Semana Santa
Holy Week, Easter
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Semana Santa n Easter

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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