(especially in France) a mock-religious celebration in the Middle Ages, held on or about January 1.
noun 1. 2 . [bawn] /bɔn/ noun 1. an annual festival of the Japanese Buddhists, welcoming ancestral spirits to household altars. /bɔːn/ noun 1. Also called Feast of Lanterns, Festival of Lanterns. an annual festival celebrated by Japanese Buddhists 2. /bɒn/ noun 1. Cape Bon, a peninsula of NE Tunisia noun 1. (Hinduism) another name […]
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- Feast of new moon
Special services were appointed for the commencement of a month (Num. 28:11-15; 10:10). (See FESTIVALS.)
noun, Eastern Church. 1. a solemn festival held on the first Sunday of Lent (Orthodoxy Sunday) commemorating the restoration of the use of icons in the church (a.d. 842) and the triumph over all heresies.