ascension

[n] - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven 2. [n] - (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his resurrection 3. [n] - (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
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Ascension

This refers to the Christian belief that Jesus ascended to heaven to sit at God's right hand. According to two gospels, Mark and Luke, Jesus ascended to heaven on the same day as his resurrection. Acts explained that it occurred 40 days later.
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Ascension

As·cen'sion noun [ French ascension , Latin ascensio , from ascendere . See Ascend .] 1. The act of ascending; a rising; ascent. 2. Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day after his resurrection. ( Acts i. 9. ) Also, Ascen...
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ascension

1. The act of ascending; a rising; ascent. ... 2. Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day after his resurrection. Also, Ascension Day. ... 3. An ascending or arising, as in distillation; also that which arises, as from distillation. 'Vaporous ascensions from the stomach.' (Sir T. Browne) Ascension Day, the Thursday but on...
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Ascension

Ascension Day noun (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
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Ascension

noun (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
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Ascension

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

island in the South Atlantic Ocean, a dependency of the British overseas territory of St. Helena, 700 miles (1,100 km) to the southeast. The main ... [1 related articles]
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Ascension

in Christian belief, the ascent of Jesus Christ into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection (Easter being reckoned as the first day). ... [1 related articles]
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Ascension

[sculpture] Ascension is the name of two sculptures created in 1978 and 1986 by Luxembourgish sculptor Lucien Wercollier. == First Version == A first version of the sculpture was completed in 1978. It had been ordered by the government of Luxembourg as a present to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. It is made out of pink marble and can...
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Ascensión

Ascensión is a city in northern Chihuahua, Mexico. Its population in the 2010 census was 13,456 inhabitants. The city is the capital of Ascensión Municipality. ...
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Ascension

Ascension, name usually given to the departure of Jesus from earth as related in the Gospels according to Mark (16) and Luke (24) and in Acts 1.1–11. The annual commemoration of this is one of the principal feasts in most Christian churches. Ascension Thursday,. as it is called, occurs on the ...
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Ascension

Ascension (usen'chun) , island (1998 pop. 712), 34 sq mi (88 sq km), in the S Atlantic, NW of St. Helena and belonging to the British St. Helena colony. Georgetown is the main settlement. Ascension is volcanic and rocky with little vegetation, but it supports considerable livestock (rabbits, wil...
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Ascension

British island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic, a dependency of St Helena since 1922; area 88 sq km/34 sq mi; population (2001 est) 1,100 (excluding military personnel). The chief settlement is Georgetown. A Portuguese navigator landed on the island on Ascension Day in 1501, but it remained uninhabited until occupied by Britain...
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Ascension

[The X-Files] `Ascension` is the sixth episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. It premiered on the Fox network on October 21, 1994. It was written by Paul Brown, directed by Michael Lange, and featured guest appearances by Steve Railsback, Nicholas Lea, Steven Williams and Sheila Larken. T...
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Ascension

[Don`t Ever Wonder] `Ascension (Don`t Ever Wonder)` is a song by American R&B/neo soul singer Maxwell and is the second single released from his debut album Maxwell`s Urban Hang Suite. The track peaked top ten on Billboard`s R&B songs, reached top forty on the Hot 100 and No. 28 on UK`s Singles chart. ==Release and reception== `Ascension (D...
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Ascension

When Jesus went back to heaven, 40 days after the resurrection.
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