Whitsun Monday; Whitsun Tuesday

   Two days observed with great solemnity as the continuation of the High Festival of Whitsun Day. For the origin and appointment of these days see EASTER MONDAY and TUESDAY.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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