Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A period of feasting or celebration.

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Usage examples "festival":

  1. And so, at that festival, Sir Lancelot had the greatest name of any knight in all the world, and by high and low was he the most honoured of all men. - "The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights", James Knowles.
  2. These somewhat ungracious circumstances, however, were not attendant on the festival of this night. - "Coningsby", Benjamin Disraeli.
  3. The name seems here to be a surname, and if so would be derived most naturally from the festival. - "Surnames as a Science", Robert Ferguson.