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fes·ti·val / ˈfestəvəl/ • n. a day or period of celebration, typically a religious commemoration. ∎  an annual celebration or anniversary: highlights of this year's pumpkin festival. ∎  an organized series of concerts, plays, or movies, typically one held annually: traditional jazz festivals.

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a series of performances of music, plays, and dancesWilkes.