Beltane definition

  • noun:
    • An ancient Celtic feast marked by the lighting effects of bonfires and overall performance of various rites of purification.
    • your day where this feast occured, generally might 1.
    • the very first day of May (traditional style).
    • A festival associated with the heathen Celts regarding the first-day of might, in the observance that great bonfires were kindled. It still is present in a modified form in certain areas of Scotland and Ireland.
    • the very first day of might (traditional style); old Mayday, one of the four quarter-days (others being Lammas, Hallow-mass, and Candlemas) anciently observed in Scotland.
    • a historical Celtic festival or anniversary formerly noticed on Beltane or May-day in Scotland, as well as in Ireland on June 21st.
  • proper-noun:
    • a historical Gaelic/Celtic getaway celebrated all over to begin May.

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