What does the word ascension mean?

Usage examples for ascension

  1. By Thy Glorious Resurrection and Ascension. – The Splash of a Drop by A. M. Worthington
  2. From the earliest hour at the breaking of the dawn of Ascension Day, the whole of Rouen was thinking and talking of nothing else except the prisoner, and in every quarter of the city the interest in him took a different form. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  3. On a holiday in the spring- it was Ascension Day- after seeing his patients, Startsev set off for town in search of a little recreation and to make some purchases. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov