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Noun: ascension  u'sen-shun
  1. A movement upward; rise above the ground
    - rise, rising, ascent
  2. (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
  3. The act of changing location in an upward direction
    - rise, ascent, ascending
Noun: Ascension  u'sen-shun
  1. (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
    - Ascension of Jesus, Ascension of Christ
  2. (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
    - Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord

Derived forms: ascensions

Type of: change of location, holy day of obligation, miracle, motion, move, movement, travel

Encyclopedia: Ascension, Prince Edward Island