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festoonverb [T]

 us   /feˈstun/
to ​decorate a ​place or thing with ​strips of ​cloth or ​chains of ​paper, ​lights, ​flowers, etc.: a ​strawhat festooned with ​paperflowers
(Definition of festoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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festoonverb [T]

uk   us   /fesˈtuːn/
to ​decorate a ​room or other ​place for a ​specialoccasion by ​hangingcolouredpaper, ​lights, or ​flowers around it, ​especially in ​curves: The ​hall was festooned withChristmaslights and ​holly.

festoonnoun [C]

uk   us   /fesˈtuːn/
a ​decorativechain made of ​colouredpaper, ​flowers, etc. ​hung in a ​curve between two ​points
(Definition of festoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “festoon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…饰以花彩, 结彩于…
in Turkish süslemek, çiçek ve süslerle bezemek…
in Russian украшать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…飾以花彩, 結彩於…
in Polish dekorować…
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