from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.
  • noun The joy and merriment of a festival or celebration.
  • noun The proceedings or events of a festival.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Feasting, or the condition of joy and gaiety becoming a feast; joyfulness; gaiety; social entertainment with merry-making.
  • noun A festival; a festive event or celebration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The condition of being festive; social joy or exhilaration of spirits at an entertaintment; joyfulness; gayety.
  • noun A festival; a festive celebration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun often pluralized A festival or similar celebration.
  • noun An experience or expression of celebratory feeling, merriment, gaiety.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any joyous diversion


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