imbolc

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Imbolc or Imbolg (ˈɪmbəlk, ˈɪmbəʊlk, ˈɪmməlk, ˈɪmbəlk, ˈɪmbəʊlk, ˈɪmməlk)
 
n
an ancient Celtic festival associated with the goddess Brigit, held on Feb 1 or 2 to mark the beginning of spring. It is also celebrated by modern pagans
 
[C15: from Old Irish oimelc ewe's milk]
 
Imbolg or Imbolg
 
n
 
[C15: from Old Irish oimelc ewe's milk]

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