Definition of Celebration

1. Noun. A joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event.

Exact synonyms: Jubilation
Generic synonyms: Affair, Function, Occasion, Social Function, Social Occasion
Derivative terms: Celebrate, Celebrate, Jubilate



2. Noun. Any joyous diversion.

3. Noun. The public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual. "The celebration of marriage"
Exact synonyms: Solemnisation, Solemnization
Generic synonyms: Ritual
Derivative terms: Celebrate, Solemnise, Solemnise, Solemnize, Solemnize

Definition of Celebration

1. n. The act, process, or time of celebrating.

Definition of Celebration

1. Noun. The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament ¹

2. Noun. The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities ¹

3. Noun. The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event. ¹

4. Noun. A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Celebration

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Celebration

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1. The Friend of Peace by Noah Worcester, Massachusetts Peace Society (1827)
"CENTENNIAL celebration OF LOVELL*S FIGHT. As much has been said in the newspapers of the " celebration of the Hundredth Anniversary of Lovell's Fight," it ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The |ne <]ay of resurrection, formed an beside the celebration of Sunday as _ '' object of dispute between the two to the Date Part'es- According to a ..."

3. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1908)
"THE TERCENTENARY celebration AT QUEBEC. An event of great moment in the history of our country is the celebration which is to be held next July in the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... may be defined as: the rules laid down for the recitation of the Divine Office, the celebration of Mass, and the administration of the sacramenta. ..."

5. Publications of the American Statistical Association by American Statistical Association (1916)
"The annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, held in Boston, February and,, took the form of a special celebration of the seventy-fifth ..."

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