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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Festival  \Fes"ti*val\,  a.  [OF.  festival,  fr  L.  festivum  festive 
  jollity,  fr  festivus  festive,  gay.  See  {Festive}.] 
  Pertaining  to  a  fest;  festive;  festal;  appropriate  to  a 
  festival;  joyous;  mirthful. 
 
  I  cannot  woo  in  festival  terms.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Festi-val  \Fes"ti-val\,  n. 
  A  time  of  feasting  or  celebration;  an  anniversary  day  of  joy, 
  civil  or  religious. 
 
  The  morning  trumpets  festival  proclaimed.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Feast;  banquet;  carousal.  See  {Feast}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  festival 
  n  1:  a  day  or  period  of  time  set  aside  for  feasting  and 
  celebration 
  2:  an  organized  series  of  acts  and  performances  [syn:  {feast}, 
  {fiesta},  {fete}] 




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