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What does "Ascension" mean?


(n.) An ascending or arising, as in distillation; also that which arises, as from distillation (n.) Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day after his resurrection. (Acts i. 9.) Also, Ascension Day (n.) The act of ascending; a rising; ascent

Synonyms rise, ascent, rising, ascending, ascension day, ascension of the lord