Webster 1913 Edition
The act, process, or time of celebrating.
His memory deserving a particular
Celebrationof Mass is equivalent to offering Mass
To hasten the
celebrationof their marriage.
Sir P. Sidney.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Solemn performance; a distinguishing by solemn rites; as the celebration of a marriage, or of a religious festival.
2.A distinguishing by ceremonies, or by marks of joy or respect; as the celebration of a birth day, or other anniversary.
3.Praise; renown; honor or distinction bestowed, whether by songs, eulogies, or rites and ceremonies.