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English definition of “Bonfire Night”

Bonfire Night

noun [S or C]     UK
another name for Guy Fawkes Night , the night of 5 November , when many people in the UK light bonfires and watch fireworks Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
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