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English definition of “harvest festival”

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harvest festival

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a celebration that is held in churches and schools in the autumn to give thanks for crops and food
Translations of “harvest festival”
in Chinese (Traditional) 秋收感恩禮拜,收穫節…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秋收感恩礼拜,收获节…
(Definition of harvest festival from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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