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 Meanings and Examples of FESTIVAL
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festival
 n.  a day or period of time for feasting and celebration
Classic Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
1  It was a perfect festival wherever he appeared.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO...
2  It is but just to add that he had forgotten to include in his calculations the forced repose of Sundays and festival days during nineteen years, which entailed a diminution of about eighty francs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
3  A young girl was weeding in a field, where a huge yellow poster, probably of some outside spectacle, such as a parish festival, was fluttering in the wind.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
4  On festival days and Sundays four mother precentors intone the offices before a large reading-desk with four places.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
5  There is no festival which comes up to an execution on the Place de Greve.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE CLASSI...
6  The festival of gilliflowers was something splendid.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
7  So that we may say that Paris's great prodigality, its wonderful festival, its Beaujon folly, its orgy, its stream of gold from full hands, its pomp, its luxury, its magnificence, is its sewer system.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
8  I would mingle with the festival the rural divinities, I would convoke the Dryads and the Nereids.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
9  It is impossible that this sacred and fatal festival should not give off a celestial radiance to the infinite.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
10  Anyone who had seen her sleeping might have said she was a young girl dreaming of the crown of flowers she was to wear on her brow at the next festival.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY
11  As the sun rose slowly above the eastern horizon, the caps of the great mountains lit up one after the other, like lamps at a festival, until they were all ruddy and glowing.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
12  Radiating royalty, complacency, good humour, the wild child was Queen of the festival.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
13  Exiled from its festival, the music turned ironical.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
14  The Lady Rowena," he said, "possesses not the language in which to reply to your courtesy, or to sustain her part in your festival.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  Prince John held his high festival in the Castle of Ashby.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  A series of events for teachers and students will culminate in a Shakespeare festival next year.
17  The proceeds of today's festival will go to several local charities.
18  Six theatre companies have been selected to take part in this year's festival.
19  One of the major themes of this year's festival is Africa's tortured relationship with the west, with several films making a strong case that Africa continues to be exploited.
20  At its peak, a million people cram onto the streets over the two-day festival.
21  At its peak, a million people crammed onto the streets over the two-day festival.
22  From Nov.21 to Nov.30, University Student Original Drama Competition, a new cultural festival, was held in some universities and colleges in Beijing.
23  This is a video of a Gaucho riding an untamed horse at the national folklore festival in Jesus Maria, Argentina.
24  This year, following the fall of one of the festival's most high-profile regulars, Harvey Weinstein, the event's ingrained sexism was scrutinised and criticised more intently than ever.
25  In the various regions of India, Hindus worship different gods and observe different religious festivals.
26  Numerous Umbrian towns hold their own summer festivals of music, theatre, and dance.
27  Many modern festivals can be traced back to an ancient past.
28  The practice of giving eggs at Easter can be traced back to festivals in ancient China.
29  There was a general air of festivity and abandon.
30  The New Year festivities in Surabaya, Indonesia's second largest city, are traditionally colorful and boisterous — but not this year.