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celebration


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Celebration  \Cel`e*bra"tion\,  n.  [L.  celebratio.] 
  The  act  process,  or  time  of  celebrating. 
 
  His  memory  deserving  a  particular  celebration. 
  --Clarendok. 
 
  Celebration  of  Mass  is  equivalent  to  offering  Mass 
  --Cath.  Dict. 
 
  To  hasten  the  celebration  of  their  marriage.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  celebration 
  n  1:  an  occasion  for  special  festivities  to  mark  some  happy  event 
  2:  any  festival  or  other  celebration  [syn:  {festivity}] 
  3:  the  public  performance  of  a  sacrament  or  solemn  ceremony 
  with  all  appropriate  ritual;  "the  celebration  of  marriage" 
  [syn:  {solemnization}] 




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