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Pronunciation:  `selu'breyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any joyous diversion
  2. [n]  the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual; "the celebration of marriage"
  3. [n]  a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event

CELEBRATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: festivity, jubilation, solemnisation, solemnization
 See Also: affair, blowout, conviviality, diversion, festival, fete, function, gala, gala affair, Isthmian Games, jamboree, jollification, merrymaking, occasion, Olympian Games, Olympic Games, recreation, ritual, social function, social occasion, victory celebration



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cel`e*bra"tion\, n. [L. celebratio.]
The act, process, or time of celebrating.

      His memory deserving a particular celebration.

      Celebration of Mass is equivalent to offering Mass
                                               --Cath. Dict.

      To hasten the celebration of their marriage. --Sir P.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of a celebration, represents your achievement toward a higher level of growth. This dream may also be a self-congratulatory one for the goals you have achieved and for the recognition you have gained. You may be honoring some victory, success, or accomplishment. Alternatively, to dream of a celebration, symbolizes freedom and emotional release. Celebration dreams are common for those who anticipate some upcoming turning points or events in their waking life.
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