CELEBRATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CELEBRATION
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 n.  a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  Everybody gave parties in celebration and the fire department was kept busy fighting the flames that spread from the bonfires of jubilant small boys.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVIII
2  A charming informality was one of the characteristics of this celebration.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
3  At home, also, there was more good news; so much of it at once that there was quite a celebration in Aniele's hall bedroom.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
4  The remnants of the family had quite a celebration that night; and in the morning Jurgis was at the place half an hour before the time of opening.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
5  For in its celebration many beasts were slaughtered, and this being a cruel spectacle imparted a cruel temper to the worshippers.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II.
6  Harper, of the University of Chicago, who was chairman of the committee of invitations for the celebration to be held in the city of Chicago, to deliver one of the addresses at the celebration there.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XV.
7  An impromptu celebration of the victory was held immediately.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IV
8  The most suitable fete the Germans can devise for him is a celebration of Jena and Auerstadt.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER III
9  The soul enters into contemplation before that sanctuary where the celebration of love takes place.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
10  London was our present point of rest; we determined to remain several months in this wonderful and celebrated city.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
11  Tom rang for the janitor and sent him for some celebrated sandwiches, which were a complete supper in themselves.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
12  These are two celebrated ones.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXIV
13  But Alexey Alexandrovitch, my celebrated brother-in-law, you surely must know.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 17
14  The celebrated physician, a very handsome man, still youngish, asked to examine the patient.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 1
15  After a careful examination and sounding of the bewildered patient, dazed with shame, the celebrated doctor, having scrupulously washed his hands, was standing in the drawing room talking to the prince.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
16  The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is a significant holiday celebrated in China, and the one with the longest history.
17  His heroic deeds were celebrated in every corner of India.
18  Lu Xun will be for ever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new Chinese cultural movement.
19  Mr Lowe has just celebrated six months of wedded bliss to his sweetheart Ellen.
20  Today, another American legend, Mark Twain, celebrated for the power of his language and his ability to delight and provoke, is also under attack.
21  The world leaders celebrated the year 2000 with a solemn pledge to reduce poverty and hunger by 2015.
22  Occasionally the rock star would drift out onto the balcony and vouchsafe the crowd below a glimpse of her celebrated features.
23  Thanks to their race to break Roger Maris's home-run record, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire are two of America's most celebrated baseball players.
24  In fact, you can even find claims made by celebrated scholars, and published in reputable sources.
25  Zee Avi is a celebrated singer from Malaysia who packs an emotional wallop with her cool writing.
26  Even the celebrated national side is now routinely barracked when it plays at home, so that it has taken to staging its games in provincial towns, where it can hope for a warmer reception than in Rio.
27  The Internet buzzed about the former first daughter's decision to join the Ann Arbor school after an Instagram post purportedly from her private account celebrated her acceptance.
28  The city has now returned to some semblance of normality after last night's celebrations.
29  There were wild street celebrations when England won the Cup.
30  On the whole the celebrations were remarkably good-humoured and peaceful.