Bloomsday

noun

an annual celebration in Dublin on June 16th of the life of James Joyce and, in particular, his novel Ulysses, which is entirely set in Dublin on June 16th, 1904

Word Origin for Bloomsday

C20: after Leopold Bloom, the central character in Ulysses

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