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 for Quadragesima
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadragesima \Quad`ra*ges"i*ma\, n. [L., fr. quadragesimus the
     fortieth, fr. quadraginta forty; akin to quattuor four. See
     Four.] (Eccl.)
     The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent.
     [1913 Webster]
     Quadragesima Sunday, the first Sunday in Lent, about forty
        days before Easter.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the first Sunday in Lent [syn: Quadragesima,
           Quadrigesima Sunday]

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