Festivals 2 # Vocabulary For IELTS

We talked about festivals lately, but then in IELTS, the more you know the better it will be for you. Before you move forward, go have a look at what we talked about festivals.

NEW YEAR

Sentence-: I am going to New Zealand on this New Year.
Meaning-: the period immediately before and after 31 December.

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Sentence-: When most people were enjoying on the new year’s eve, she was still working hard to fulfill her dreams.

Meaning-: the last day of the year; in the modern Western calendar, 31 December.

PANCAKE DAY

Sentence-: I will be visiting Melbourne on pancake day.
Meaning-: Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes.

PARADE

Sentence-: One direction carried out a parade to support gay marriages.
Meaning-: a public procession, especially one celebrating a special day or event.

RAMADAN

Sentence-: I visited my friend Miss Uzma during Ramadan.
Meaning-: the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which strict fasting is observed from dawn to sunset.

SHROVE TUESDAY

Meaning-: the day before Ash Wednesday. Though named for its former religious significance, it is chiefly marked by feasting and celebration, which traditionally preceded the observance of the Lenten fast.

THANKS-GIVING

Meaning-: (in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.

WEDDING

Sentence-: We are invited to the wedding party of Paul and Priyanka.
Meaning-: a marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.

WREATH

Sentence-: The stage was decorated with wreath, for the bride and the groom.
Meaning-:an arrangement of flowers, leaves, or stems fastened in a ring and used for decoration or for laying on a grave.

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