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The night before, bonfire and prayers are held at a temple.
Candy Thomas of Highland commented that the bonfire event was more than appropriate to wrap up the holidays.
About this time of year, when the winter weary dream of torching all the dibs on the streets in a massive spring bonfire of rebirth, a little vision of sunshine and seawater sounds pretty good.
On the final Saturday night, the RTR had lost much of its crowd, but those remaining made a merry bonfire of the small cardboard van built by art camp volunteers, an RTR tradition.
Holi is India’s festival of colors, when wood and dung cakes are burned in a bonfire to signify the victory of good over evil.
Kendrick Lamar’s Opening Number After a legendary 2016 performance feature jail cells and a giant onstage bonfire, Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated opening number will be one to watch.
As soon as the service wrapped, a ranch hand lit up an enormous pile of branches that had been gathered from around the grounds for a raging bonfire, and people strolled down the hill to get drinks and barbecue.
According to the Weather Channel, the ground has to be warmed with a bonfire to break into, such as for digging a grave.
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Origin and Etymology of bonfire
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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