What is sunday?

  • (noun): First day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians.
    Synonyms: Lord's Day, Dominicus, Sun
    See also — Additional definitions below


Sunday (i/ˈsʌndeɪ/ or /ˈsʌndi/) is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday. For most Christians, Sunday is observed as a day for worship of God and rest, due to the belief that it is Lord's Day, the day of Christ's resurrection.

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Sunday - Named Days
... Black Sunday Bloody Sunday Cold Sunday Easter Sunday represents the resurrection of Christ for many Christians ... Gaudete Sunday is the third Sunday of Advent ... Gloomy Sunday Good Shepherd Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Easter ...
Rogation Days - Minor Rogations
... to this time of the liturgical year because the Gospel reading for the previous Sunday included the passage "Ask and ye shall receive" (Gospel of John 1624) ... The Sunday itself was often called Rogation Sunday as a result, and marked the start of a three-week period (ending on Trinity Sunday), when Roman Catholic and Anglican clergy did not ... In England, Rogation Sunday is called Chestnut Sunday ...
Ted Dexter - Later Career 1965–70
... difference to our one day performances when he returned for a season of Sunday League games in the early 1970s ... He left Sussex and played occasional Sunday games with the International Cavaliers, and made 104 when they defeated the 1966 West Indians by 7 wickets ... Kent, but failing in the 1968 Ashes series and he played Sunday League games for Sussex in the early 1970s ...
Billy Sunday
... William Ashley "Billy" Sunday (November 19, 1862 – November 6, 1935) was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during ... Born into poverty in Iowa, Sunday spent some years at the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home before working at odd jobs and playing for local running and baseball teams ... Converted to evangelical Christianity in the 1880s, Sunday left baseball for the Christian ministry ...
Sunday Bloody Sunday (disambiguation)
... "Sunday Bloody Sunday" is a song by U2 ... It may also refer to Sunday Bloody Sunday (film), a 1971 film "Sunday, Bloody Sunday" (That '70s Show episode) "Sunday Bloody Sunday", a song by John ...

More definitions of "sunday":

  • (verb): Spend Sunday.
    Example: "We sundayed in the country"

Famous quotes containing the word sunday:

    A good husband is healthy and absent.
    Japanese proverb, quoted in Sunday Times (London, December 16, 1990)

    Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
    Joseph Roux (1834–1886)

    It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London.
    Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859)