Synonyms for feu de joie

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The salute that announces our departure will be a feu de joie to both of us!

After the service a parade took place when a feu de joie was fired.

A fanfare of trumpets was then given and a feu de joie fired.

We reach the town of Domo d' Ossola, and our driver proclaims his coming by a feu de joie with the whip.

This was a noisy shot—a sort of a feu de joie, that inflicted no wound, and left no scar behind.

On the 21st he heard shouts in the American camp, and in a little while their cannon thundered a feu de joie.

I have cabled the good news across and ordered a feu de joie to be fired everywhere on the Peninsula in honour of the victory.

It was a feast day, the magistrate had gone to church,—which caused the delay of the officer—and the firing was a feu de joie.

After the feu de joie the general officers and officers commanding brigades, dined with his Excellency.

And feu de joie at midnight and massed choruses of carol singing!

WORD ORIGIN

public bonfire, French, literally "fire of joy."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FEU DE JOIE

bonfire

nounlarge prepared fire
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