Definition of Songkran in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒŋkrɑːn/


A festival celebrating the traditional Thai New Year, held in April and marked by the throwing and sprinkling of water.
Example sentences
  • Nearly 10,000 foreign workers took part in a traditional Thai Songkran festival in Taoyuan yesterday.
  • The government intends to reduce road accident fatality rates by 15 % during this year's festival of Songkran.
  • On the eve of Songkran, the Bunker Boys sought relief at the always testing course at Treasure Hill.



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