A week is a time unit equal to seven days. It is the standard time period used for cycles of work days and rest days in most parts of the world.
The term "week" is sometimes expanded to refer to other time units comprising a few days. Such "weeks" of between four and ten days have been used historically in various places. Intervals longer than 10 days are not usually termed "weeks" as they are closer in length to the fortnight or the month than to the seven-day week.
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... Holy Week (Latin Hebdomas Sancta or Hebdomas Maior, "Greater Week" Greek Ἁγία καὶ Μεγάλη Ἑβδομάς, Hagia kai Megale Hebdomas) in Christianity is the last week of Lent ... In Eastern Orthodox tradition, Holy Week starts on Lazarus Saturday, the day before Palm Sunday ... Pentecost Sunday.) It is followed by Easter Week ...
Famous quotes containing the word week:
“For most visitors to Manhattan, both foreign and domestic, New York is the Shrine of the Good Time. I dont see how you stand it, they often say to the native New Yorker who has been sitting up past his bedtime for a week in an attempt to tire his guest out. Its all right for a week or so, but give me the little old home town when it comes to living. And, under his breath, the New Yorker endorses the transfer and wonders himself how he stands it.”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)
“How pleasant is Saturday night,
When Ive tried all the week to be good,
And not spoke a word that was bad,
And obliged everyone that I could.”
—Nancy Sproat (17661827)
“A week is a long time in politics.”
—Harold Wilson, Lord Riveaulx (19161995)