from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a day of mirth and festivity; a holiday.


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  • And it was a gala day for all Antwerp when the bells rang and the great organ in the Cathedral played the wedding-march when Peter Paul Rubens and Isabella Brandt were married, on the Thirteenth of October,

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