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festival

fes·ti·val

festival

 
pronunciation:
fe stih vl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ceremony or celebration that repeats, often once a year, and involves special activities or amusements. A festival is held in honor of a special event, group, or person and often has its roots in religion.
The city holds a festival in January every year to celebrate the New Year.We saw dancers in fabulous costumes at the Mardi gras festival.
synonyms:
celebration
similar words:
carnival, ceremony, fiesta, gala, occasion
definition 2: a series of shows, exhibits, or special activities that center around a particular type of thing such as music, art, food, or crafts.
Our teacher took us to the jazz festival.
similar words:
carnival, fair
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