"beltane" Definition

  1. n. The first day of May (Old Style).
  2. n. A festival of the heathen Celts on the first day of May, in the observance of which great bonfires were kindled. It still exists in a modified form in some parts of Scotland and Ireland.

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Position in dictionary: 9703 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "beltane": 1
Words that end with "beltane": 1
Words that contain "beltane": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of beltane

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