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synonyms for festivals

  • anniversary
  • commemoration
  • competition
  • fair
  • feast
  • gala
  • holiday
  • carnival
  • entertainment
  • festivities
  • fete
  • fiesta
  • jubilee
  • merrymaking
  • treat
  • field day
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How to use festivals in a sentence

I was fortunate enough during my stay in Rio Janeiro to witness several different public festivals.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The Spanish sailors were much interested in the strange customs and festivals of the brown people.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
In his younger days he also played the double-bass and played at the provincial Musical Festivals of 1871 and 1874.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Both festivals are significant, and we shall meet with Consus and Ops again in close connection in December.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
Regional festivals and a State Festival for public school bands and choral groups are held each year.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The festivals were more numerous in Rome than in Greece, and perhaps were more piously observed.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
But Francois I., who loved the display of festivals, distinguished himself on this occasion.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
In the sequel, this relief was one day granted us and another refused; and the hour was always later during festivals.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
No reader of this book who cares for solemn music should fail to ascertain the St. Eustache festivals.
A WANDERER IN PARISE. V. LUCAS
On certain festivals of the year there are a thousand mourners to every acre of Pre Lachaise.
A WANDERER IN PARISE. V. LUCAS
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