Definition of matsuri in English:

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matsuri

Pronunciation: /matˈsuːri/

noun

A solemn festival celebrated periodically at Shinto shrines in Japan.
Example sentences
  • But my welcome home was perfect; I walked off the train to the beginning of my town matsuri (festival)!
  • He lies on a tatami mat dressed in Japanese yutaka, the drone of a street matsuri outside his window.
  • The real expat deal means astronomical salaries, a large pad in Azabu Juban (where we went to the matsuri in August), nannies to look after their two kids, etc.

Origin

Japanese.

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