Bonfire Night


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Noun1.bonfire night - effigies of Guy Fawkes are burned on this nightBonfire Night - effigies of Guy Fawkes are burned on this night
November 5 - anniversary of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot
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bonfire night

n5. November (Jahrestag der Pulververschwörung)
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You've heard of the Pusey horn, which King Canute gave to the Puseys of that day, and which the gallant old squire, lately gone to his rest (whom Berkshire freeholders turned out of last Parliament, to their eternal disgrace, for voting according to his conscience), used to bring out on high days, holidays, and bonfire nights.
LEISURE centre staff are promising their bonfire night celebrations will be the "best ever".
CRIME in the region fell during Halloween and Bonfire Night celebrations after the launch of a police initiative.
Officers will walk out at 6pm and not return until the same time on November 4 - the day before Bonfire Night.
The force's Assistant Chief Constable, Greg Vant, said: "We want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Bonfire Night and we are encouraging people to attend an organised display rather than having their own bonfire.
Some of my most vivid childhood memories are of Bonfire Night.
BONFIRE night came a close second to Christmas as one of those magical festive occasions when I was a youngster.
South Flintshire inspector Martin Best said year on year figures for the Halloween and Bonfire Night period showed his team's crime reduction action plans have been a success.
THE Fire Brigades Union have the right to strike whenever they want - including Bonfire Night.
EXTRA police officers will be back out on the streets for Bonfire Night, warning that a zero tolerance approach will be taken to yobbish behaviour.
PEOPLE across the West Midlands beat the burglars by helping cut crime over Halloween and Bonfire Night.
A national ban between 11pm and 7am could be in place for Bonfire Night this year as part of a crackdown on noisy and dangerous fireworks.