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Up-Helly-Aa

Saltos de línea: Up-Helly-Aa
Pronunciación: /ˌʌphɛlɪˈɑː
 
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(also Up-Helly-A')

Definición de Up-Helly-Aa en inglés:

sustantivo

An annual festival held at Lerwick in the Shetland Islands, celebrated as the revival of a traditional midwinter fire festival.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Vikings and Christians are to make their peace at this week's Up-Helly-Aa festival in Shetland when senior members of the Catholic and Episcopal churches attend the event for the first time in its history.
  • Up Helly Aa was so much better that I could have imagined, I loved every minute.

Origen

variant of Scots Uphaliday, denoting Epiphany as the end of the Christmas holiday.

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