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English definition of “festoon”

festoon

verb [T] uk   /fesˈtuːn/ us  
to decorate a room or other place for a special occasion by hanging coloured paper, lights, or flowers around it, especially in curves: The hall was festooned with Christmas lights and holly.

festoon

noun [C] uk   /fesˈtuːn/ us  
a decorative chain made of coloured paper, flowers, etc. hung in a curve between two points
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