celebration

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See also: célébration

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French celebration, from Latin celebratio.

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Noun[edit]

celebration (plural celebrations)

  1. The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament
  2. The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities
  3. The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event.
  4. A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party.

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