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immaculate

(ĭ-măk′yə-lĭt)
adj.
1. Impeccably clean; spotless: "The room was as spare and immaculate as a monk's cell" (Caroline Preston).
2. Free from sin.
3. Free from fault or error: an immaculate record on the job.
4. Biology Having no spots or marks.

im·mac′u·late·ly adv.
im·mac′u·late·ness n.
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Catholic leaders said the Immaculate Conception day is considered one of the most important Marian feasts in the liturgical calendar of the church.
She complimented Immaculate Conception for being "great neighbors" but said a sidewalk should be extended from the rectory north to Michigan Avenue so parishioners who need to park on the street dont have to walk on Benton.
amp;nbsp;It is believed that the Feast of the Immaculate Conception was first celebrated in Syria as early as the fifth century.
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The bill seeking to declare December 8 a special non-working holiday nationwide to commemorate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary is awaiting President Duterte's signature.
The Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila, will mark the 60th anniversary of its post-war construction today, which is also the feast day of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.
A lady lawmaker has filed a measure declaring the Immaculate Conception Parish Church, Sanctuary of the Holy Face of Jesus in the province of Nueva Ecija as a pilgrimage site and tourist destination.
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