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Swieconka basket.

Swieconka basket.

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Definition: Polish for "Easter basket" of food blessed by a priest on Holy Saturday. It further refers to the Easter Sunday breakfast at which the swiecone or blessed foods are eaten. Read more about swieconka.
Pronunciation: shvyehn-SOHN-kah
Examples:
Mom used the best napkins to line the swieconka basket.

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