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Fawkes, Guy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFawkes, GuyGuy FawkesFawkes, Guy /fɔːks/ 🔊 🔊 (1570–1606) an English Roman Catholic who was killed as punishment for his part in a secret plan, known as the Gunpowder Plot, to blow up (=destroy by an explosion) the Houses of Parliament on November 5th, 1605. Guy Fawkes' Night is celebrated every year on November 5th in the UK.
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