1. Proper noun.  (religion) entering heaven while still alive.
  2. Proper noun.  (Christianity) specifically, the believed entry of Jesus Christ into heaven after his resurrection.
  3. Proper noun.  (Christianity) a holiday celebrating the Ascension of Jesus, 40 days after Easter.
  4. Noun.  The act of ascending; an ascent.

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