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- The Japanese festival of Hina matsuri, held on 3 March.
- Also known as "Girls' Day" or the "Doll Festival", wherein most families with girls pray for their young girls' growth and future happiness. Celebrated with displays of dolls representing the imperial court, before which are placed offerings such as diamond-shaped mochi (doughy rice cakes), white sake, and peach blossoms. Also called 桃の節句 (Momo no Sekku, “the Peach Festival”) as Hina matsuri occurs during the peach blossom season on the old lunar calendar.
- 菱餅 (hishimochi): diamond-shaped mochi
- 白酒 (shirozake): white sake
- 雛 (hina): a type of doll
- 人形 (ningyō): a doll in general
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