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A celebration of the annual harvest, especially (in Britain) one held in schools and as a service in Christian churches, to which gifts of food are brought for the poor.‘an old dark church, full of leftovers from the harvest festival’
- ‘They have donated a basket of bread for our harvest festival for the past couple of years.’
- ‘And they are planning a harvest festival next Saturday, featuring a local produce auction, as part of the festivities.’
- ‘Foodstuffs taken to church for the harvest festival are generally given to charity.’
- ‘In traditional Ireland, Samhain was the harvest festival marking the end of one year and beginning of the next.’
- ‘At harvest festival, Grant's the bakers would provide a massive bread loaf in the shape of a sheaf of corn, propped up on the altar.’
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