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harvest festival

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity, Chronology
harvest festivalˌharvest ˈfestival noun [countable]  especially British EnglishRRCTMC a church service held in the autumn to thank God for the harvest thanksgiving
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harvest festivalOctober2000 Many Churches hold a harvest festival at this time of the year.It was as if a harvest festival were enacted daily, for throughout the hours of market the church bell tolled quietly.One time the father was away on business, and the stepmother went out to a harvest festival.Sunday, the following afternoon, the three of us went to a harvest festival at the Athens Fairgrounds.People used to come here at night at harvest festival time and pray and dance.One of the courgettes has been allowed to grow into a marrow, ready for our own harvest festival.
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