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Recent Examples on the Web And stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines have sapped the nighttime jubilance of cities with large Muslim populations, from Cairo to Jakarta to Dearborn, Mich. Ben Hubbard, New York Times, "A Ramadan Like No Other: Images From Around the World," 25 Apr. 2020 There is plenty of jubilance to balance out the exhibit’s darker moments. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Know, "This Monet exhibition, opening Monday, is a big get for Denver Art Museum. Here’s a sneak peek.," 18 Oct. 2019 Despite the jubilance and raunch, the uncertainty that has shaken the nation in the past few days echoed throughout the show. Ian Malone, Vogue, "Inside the Premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Latest Production, Freestyle Love Supreme," 3 Oct. 2019 Floats are packed with celebrities, politicians, and prominent members of the LGBTQIA+ community, bringing both a sense of jubilance and solidarity to onlookers lining the streets. Marci Robin, Allure, "13 Stunning Rainbow Makeup Looks We Saw at NYC Pride March 2018," 28 June 2018 On that fated Friday night, there was just as much jubilance as their is anxiety about the future. Marcel Friday, Billboard, "Los Angeles Shows Up to See 03 Greedo One Last Time at Globe Theatre Event," 18 June 2018 For Palestinians and their supporters, however, there was jubilance. Ruth Eglash, chicagotribune.com, "Argentine soccer team cancels match in Israel amid death threats against Lionel Messi," 6 June 2018 The home fans' jubilance was swiftly cut short, as Mooy was stretchered off after picking up a knee injury. SI.com, "Impressive Huddersfield Routs Bournemouth to Earn Three Vital Points," 11 Feb. 2018 Living in a college town where God and football are rivals for people’s undying devotion meant there was also an air of jubilance and anticipation everywhere. Susana Morris, Longreads, "Weighing Justice With a Jury of Her ‘Peers’," 8 Sep. 2017

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1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Jubilance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jubilance. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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