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. And the splendid old cross church at Uffington, the Uffingas town.
They have not mentioned, as far as I am aware, the damage that bonfire night has on global warming and the environment.
Dog owners can get help with keeping their pets as fear-free as possible on Bonfire Night.
Aldi "Firework" Champagne PS12.99, Aldi ADD a "pop" to Bonfire Night with Aldi's award-winning Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut NV.
A horse owner released photos of her beloved animal which died because a fireworks display a week after bonfire night sent it into a panic.
Bonfire Night is looming and for me that revives remarkable childhood memories of the 1950s and 1960s when every street across Merseyside had its very own fireworks extravaganza.
Heston Coffee & Porcini Steak, Mushroom ketchup & Bone Marrow Sauce PS14, Waitrose TOP chef Heston Blumenthal's new meat dishes are certain to make Bonfire Night extra special.
tHOUSANDS of firework lovers turned out at events across Wales last night to watch the skies light up for Bonfire Night.
FIGURES for Bonfire Night revealed a 12-year low on callouts for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue.
A HUGE, near-naked effigy of David Cameron with a pig went up in smoke at Britain's biggest Bonfire Night party last night.
SCOTLAND is set for a Bonfire Night sizzle amid the hottest start to November in 160 years.
It is bad enough having to put up with fireworks being let off in the streets in the lead up to and following Bonfire Night, but this was totally unacceptable, dangerous and antisocial.