Celebratory

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Celebratory Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • used for celebrating

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Celebratory'


  • Celebratory gunfire: Celebratory gunfire (also called aerial firing or happy fire) is the shooting of a firearm into the air in celebration. It is culturally accepted in parts
  • Celebratory lighting: Celebratory lighting (also termed festive lighting) is the use of lighting for decorative, celebratory or recreational purposes in connection with a specific

Celebratory Sample Sentences in News


  • Celebratory firing of arms during weddings a killer: Court
    Celebratory firing of arms during marriage processions is proving to be a killer for innocent people and there is a need to tighten the procedure for grant of arms licence and also ensure that it is not misused, a Delhi court has observed. Additional Sessions Judge Manoj Jain made the observation while handing down a 25-month jail term to 35-year-old Jasbir Chauha Read more on this news related to 'Celebratory'
  • Afghans revel in first cricket World Cup win; celebratory gunfire wounds 6
    By Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Ecstatic Afghans danced in the streets and fired rifles into the air on Thursday to celebrate their national cricket team's first win in their maiden World Cup, a much-needed piece of good news for the country mired in war with Taliban insurgents. Six people were injured in celebratory gunfire. In the capital, Kabul, Read more on this news related to 'Celebratory'
  • Afghans revel in first cricket World Cup win; celebratory gunfire wounds six
    By Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - Ecstatic Afghans danced in the streets and fired rifles into the air on Thursday to celebrate their national cricket team's first win in their maiden World Cup, a much-needed piece of good news for the country mired in war with Taliban insurgents. Six people were injured in celebratory gunfire. In the capital, Kabul, dozens o Read more on this news related to 'Celebratory'

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