Lent (disambiguation)

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Lent, in Western Christianity, the period before the Christian holy day of Easter.

Lent may also refer to:

Christian observances[edit]

  • Great Lent, in Eastern Christianity, the period that corresponds to Western Lent
  • Jack o' Lent, an event in Medieval England involving the burning of an effigy of Judas Iscariot made of straw and rags
  • Lent Event, community based Christian social justice movement
  • Lent in Malta, numerous religious traditions, most of them inherited from one generation to the next, that are part of the Paschal celebrations in the Maltese Islands

Places[edit]

People with the surname[edit]

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Events[edit]

  • "Buddhist Lent", a commonly used term for Vassa, or Rains Retreat, a three-month annual retreat observed by Theravada practitioners in Burma, which takes place during the wet season
  • Lent term, spring academic term at certain British universities

Sports[edit]

  • Lent Bumps or Lents, a set of rowing races held annually Cambridge

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