Celebration  

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“The celebration is held, photographs are taken, the occasion is widely reported”. p. 10, The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-events in America (1961) by Daniel J. Boorstin

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  1. A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party.
  2. The act, process of showing gratitude as an event in a group.

Etymology

From Latin celebrō.

  1. I go to a place or person in large numbers or often; throng, frequent, fill.
  2. I practise, employ, exercise, repeat.
  3. I celebrate, solemnize, hold (a festival); honor, praise, celebrate in song.
  4. I proclaim, publish, make something known.




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