harvest festival Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “harvest festival” in the English Dictionary

"harvest festival" in British English

See all translations

harvest festivalnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​celebration that is ​held in ​churches and ​schools in the ​autumn to give ​thanks for ​crops and ​food
(Definition of harvest festival from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harvest festival”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秋收感恩礼拜,收获节…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秋收感恩禮拜,收穫節…
What is the pronunciation of harvest festival?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

be nothing short of

used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More