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An ancient Celtic festival celebrated on the second day of February.
- ‘Like many Celtic festivals, the Imbolc celebrations centred around the lighting of fires.’
- ‘One morning in the first week of February after Imbolc I was getting books out of my locker when I saw Kelli appear at my side.’
- ‘The last couple of days have been the festival of Imbolc, the beginning of spring.’
- ‘You don't get a day off from school to celebrate Imbolc; I have to keep my rituals short and quiet, but I honor the Lady nonetheless.’
- ‘In Imbolc, a sunken circle is paved with an abstract, carved stone representation of Brigit as three sisters, the three patrons of poetry, the crafts and midwifery.’
A Celtic word, literally in the belly or womb, the festival being dedicated to women and fertility.
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