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eisteddfod

play
noun ei·stedd·fod \ī-ˈsteth-ˌvȯd, ā-\

Definition of eisteddfod

plural ei·stedd·fodsplay \-ˌvȯdz\ or ei·stedd·fod·auplay \-ˌsteth-ˈvȯ-ˌdī\

  1. :  a usually Welsh competitive festival of the arts especially in poetry and singing

ei·stedd·fod·ic play \ˌī-ˌsteth-ˈvȯ-dik, ˌā-\ adjective


Origin of eisteddfod

Welsh, literally, session, from eistedd to sit + bod being


First Known Use: 1822

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