Imbolc

Imbolg

/ (ˈɪmbəlk, ˈɪmbəʊlk, ˈɪmməlk) /

noun

an ancient Celtic festival associated with the goddess Brigit, held on Feb 1 or 2 to mark the beginning of spring. It is also celebrated by modern pagans

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Word Origin for Imbolc

C15: from Old Irish oimelc ewe's milk
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