religious festival

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Noun1.religious festival - a festival having religious significancereligious festival - a festival having religious significance
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles, Succos, Succoth, Sukkoth, Tabernacles - a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness
festival - a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
octave - a feast day and the seven days following it
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People should go away early and not keep late hours at a religious festival.
The Hymns to "Pan" (xix), to "Dionysus" (xxvi), to "Hestia and Hermes" (xxix), seem to have been designed for use at definite religious festivals, apart from recitations.
In some of the States there is an additional Law forbidding Females, under penalty of death, from walking or standing in any public place without moving their backs constantly from right to left so as to indicate their presence to those behind them; others oblige a Woman, when travelling, to be followed by one of her sons, or servants, or by her husband; others confine Women altogether to their houses except during the religious festivals.
Beginning "Dear Bernard," it went on to describe what had been happening in the Villa San Gervasio during the past three months, as, for instance, that they had had the British Consul to dinner, and had been taken over a Spanish man-of-war, and had seen a great many processions and religious festivals, which were so beautiful that Mrs.
SUKKUR -- The Hindu community of Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Jacobabad, Kashmore- Kandhkot, Shikarpur and other districts of northern Sindh celebrated its annual religious festival of Holi on Friday.
It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia.
KARACHI -- Sindh Governor Mohammed Zubair, while felicitating Hindu community on the eve of their religious festival 'Holi', said that in Pakistan all religious communities enjoy full freedom to carry out their religious activities and celebrate their religious festivals.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony Sardar Mohammad Yousaf Thursday informed the Senate that his ministry celebrated religious festival of Kalash community on August 19, 2017 like other minorities communities.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 4 (ANI): Soon, Uttar Pradesh cinema halls will be showing the logo of Kumbh Mela before the films start to make people understand the importance of the religious festival.
The minister said this while exchanging views with members of the Christian community at Faridpur Baptist Church on the occasion of Christmas day, the biggest religious festival of the Christian community, yesterday.
This is not the first time that the civic workers have not received the advance salary in time to celebrate their religious festival properly.
A religious festival in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte province, that culminates with the feast day of the city's patron, St.