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Purification of the Virgin Mary

  

      n  
the     (Christianity)  
1    the presentation of Jesus in the Temple after the completion of Mary's purification (Luke 2:22)  
2      (Also called)    Candlemas   the feast commemorating this (Feb. 2)  
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purify  
      vb   , -fies, -fying, -fied  
1    to free (something) of extraneous, contaminating, or debasing matter  
2    tr   to free (a person, etc.) from sin or guilt  
3    tr   to make clean, as in a ritual, esp. the churching of women after childbirth  
     (C14: from Old French purifier, from Late Latin purificare to cleanse, from purus pure + facere to make)  
   purification             n  
  purificatory      adj  
  purifier      n  


Purification of the Virgin Mary  
      n  
the     (Christianity)  
1    the presentation of Jesus in the Temple after the completion of Mary's purification (Luke 2:22)  
2      (Also called)    Candlemas   the feast commemorating this (Feb. 2)  

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