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festival

noun

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a time or program of special events and entertainment in honor of something
  • tourists flock to the town for its annual strawberry festival

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The first known use of festival was in the 14th century

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“Festival.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/festival. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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