celebration

[ sel-uh-brey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsɛl əˈbreɪ ʃən /

noun

an act of celebrating.
the festivities engaged in to celebrate something.

Origin of celebration

1520–30; < Latin celebrātiōn- (stem of celebrātiō) big assembly. See celebrate, -ion

Related forms

in·ter·cel·e·bra·tion, nounnon·cel·e·bra·tion, nounpre·cel·e·bra·tion, nounre·cel·e·bra·tion, noun
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