[ US /ˌsɛɫəˈbɹeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /sˌɛləbɹˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
  2. any joyous diversion
  3. the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
    the celebration of marriage
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How To Use celebration In A Sentence

  • The celebrations proper always begin on the last stroke of midnight.
  • Even the normal Perigordine fare of duck la gras and truffles washed down with red wine and pastis has yielded in favour of Scottish food and drink in celebration of the Auld Alliance.
  • Barmbrack (currant tea bread) is a celebration of chestnuts and walnut harvests. Times, Sunday Times
  • copasetic" [used so nicely in "West L.A. Fadeaway"] -- and such stunts as dancing down Broadway in 1939 from Columbus Circle to 44th Street in celebration of his sixty-first birthday. The Annotated "Alabama Getaway"
  • Portuguese later acquired the property and turned it into the European-style Leal Senado Building for municipal chamber and the front square for Portuguese settlers to hold festive celebrations.
  • She added that the annual Halloween celebrations will see bonfires on the area, only making things worse than they already are.
  • Another plant associated with the celebrations is the Peruvian lily called Alstroemeria, ‘The Golden Jubilee Lily’.
  • Fr. Stephen celebrated fifty years as a priest recently and the occasion was marked by the concelebration of Mass in St. Patricks Church, Clonbur on last Friday evening.
  • BALTIMORE - Michael Phelps was formally welcomed home Saturday with a two-pronged celebration that began with a parade and ended with a fireworks show at historic Fort McHenry.
  • Winning the Varsity matches, and in reasonably comfortable fashion, is cause for celebration.
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