Any day that you score seven touchdowns in this league and turn in a shutout should be a day of celebration.
It was a happening, a celebration of “La Julia,” as the Italians called her, who dished up advice along with bonhomie and cheer.
The night before the Academy Awards, IFC broadcasts the Independent Spirit Awards—a celebration of indie film by Film Independent.
The student warns Zonker that the celebration is imperiled because "President Roth thinks you're bad for Wesleyan's image."
And I think, clearly, we need to become a little more cautious about our celebration of innovation.
Monday dawned cloudy and threatening, as is usual with celebration days.
He called upon him at his office the day after the celebration.
Evidently it was an occasion for celebration for they all seemed in high spirits.
There had been some sort of celebration of a local holiday up in the Kursaal.
To distinguish his disciples from each, he selected as their day of weekly celebration the sixth day, or Friday.
1520s, "honoring of a day or season by appropriate festivities," formed in English from celebrate, or else from Latin celebrationem (nominative celebratio) "numerous attendance" (especially upon a festival celebration), noun of action from past participle stem of celebrare. Meaning "performance of a religious ceremony" (especially the Eucharist) is from 1570s; that of "extolling in speeches, etc." is from 1670s.