Definition of Festivals

1. Noun. (plural of festival) ¹



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Definition of Festivals

1. festival [n] - See also: festival

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Festivals

festers
festinant
festinate
festinated
festinately
festinates
festinating
festinating gait
festination
festinations
festival
festivalgoer
festivalgoers
festivalist
festivalists
festivals (current term)
festive
festive season
festively
festiveness
festivenesses
festivities
festivity
festivous
festlich
festoon
festooned
festooneries
festoonery
festooning

Literary usage of Festivals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"In the ancient Covenant Code it appears as one of the three great festivals of the pilgrimage (Ex. xxiii. 15), and likewise in Ex. xxxiv. 18, 25. ..."

2. Italy by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"festivals. NAPLES. 4. Route. (comp. p. xviii). Those wlio wish to go by an omnibus to the station should ask before getting into it whether it will reach ..."

3. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"Feasts, or festivals, in the Christian Church, certain days set apart for the more particular remembrance of the prominent transactions connected with oar ..."

4. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"THE amusements described in the preceding chapter were chiefly indulged in during the great religious festivals, when the people flocked together from all ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1904)
"The same regulations were applied to all fasts and festivals ; even the markets ... For the old festivals were substituted a series of fetes : some moral, ..."

6. The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, T. Arundel Harcourt, Albert Goldschmidt, Walter Mulrea Fisher, William Nemos (1875)
"PUBLIC festivals. FREQUENT OCCURRENCE OF RELIGIOUS FEASTS—HUMAN SACRIFICES— FEASTS OF THE FOURTH ... These festivals were of very frequent occurrence. ..."

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