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festival

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfestɪvəl/
PERFORMANCE B1 a series of special events, performances, etc that often takes place over several days: a dance/music festival the Berlin Film FestivalCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
RELIGION B1 a special day or period when people celebrate something, especially a religious event: the Jewish festival of HanukkahCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
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