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. But it has been found by the wisest of our Circles or Statesmen that the multiplication of restrictions on Females tends not only to the debilitation and diminution of the race, but also to the increase of domestic murders to such an extent that a State loses more than it gains by a too prohibitive Code.
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.
CHITRAL -- :The annual colorful religious festival of Kalash tribe 'Ochawo' concluded in Bumborat valley of Kalash.
Chitral -- The annual colorful religious festival of Kalash tribe 'Ochawo' concluded in Bumborat valley of Kalash.
CHITRAL -- The annual colourful religious festival of Kalash tribe 'Ochawo' concluded in Chitral.
3 / 9 Palestinian children ride on a toy train overlooking the Mediterranean, while celebrating during the third day of the Muslim religious festival of Eid al-Adha in the Deir al-Balah refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.
Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on August 12 as the new moon of the Arabic month of Zilhaj was sighted in Bangladesh sky on Friday.
It will be the climax of the monthlong celebration of color, pageantry and solemnity that make up La Hermosa, the oldest cultural and religious festival in the country.
Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and the party President Asif Ali Zardari will be offering prayers at Larkana and Nawabshah, respectively.Sindh Governor Imran Ismail will offer Eid prayer at Polo Ground in Karachi whereas the Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah will be offering prayer with Bilawal in Naudero, Larkana and celebrate the religious festival with his constituents in Sehwan.
According to commissioner Kalat Division Hafiz Mohammad Tahir strict security arrangements have been taken for the protection of large number of devotees arrived for annual religious festival.