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Gaiety

Gallantry (See CHIVALRY.)
butterfly orchis
symbol of gaiety. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Gay 90s
the 1890s, a decade of carefree and exciting days in America. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 162]
“L’Allegro”
pastoral idyll celebrating gaiety and cheerfulness. [Br. Lit.: Milton “L’Allegro”]
Mardi Gras
festive day celebrated at the close of the pre-Lenten season in France and in New Orleans. [Fr. and Am. Trad.: EB, VI, 608]
Roaring Twenties, the
the 1920s decade of the Jazz Age and the boom years before the depression. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 515]
shamrock
indicates light-heartedness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
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Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 3 (ANI): Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated with immense fervour and gaiety at Pune's Shrimat Dagdusheth Halwai temple.
THEATRE A Whirl Round The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr, Fri-Sun This is an original production and an interactive promenade performance of sketches, monologues and songs taking place throughout the famous theatre - including areas you wouldn't normally see - all about its rich and unusual history.
Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated Monday across Bangladesh amid traditional religious gaiety and spirit of sacrifice.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating the proposed takeover by LN-Gaiety Holdings Limited - a joint venture between Live Nation Entertainment Inc (Live Nation) and Gaiety Investments - of MCD Productions Unlimited Company (MCD).
The Limerick star, who takes to the stage in The Matchmaker in Dublin's Gaiety Theatre tomorrow night, said he and his former comedy partner were just too busy.
IT was nice to read such a well-researched piece on the history of the old Gaiety Cinema on City Road (Wales-Online, October 23) which now faces demolition.
The boys were promoting the West End show Let It Be, which premieres in Dublin's Gaiety Theatre next month.
TULIPS It's got to be tulips this week - any variety, any colour, they all add to the gaiety of gardens.
'We will welcome her with all the pomp and gaiety fit for a queen,' Mayor Macario Boongaling said.
Theatre favourite Colin Ferguson lived up to his panto persona of Professor Crackpot when he left an OAP in a pool of blood near Ayr's Gaiety Theatre.
Yet even in her prime years, she was to remark to a Fleet Street journalist that the good times were limited and that she had the choice of a dull life or one of gaiety. "I chose gaiety evey time," she said.
Crime writer Tony Black's revenge tragedy The Ringer is moving from page to stage in what has been dubbed the world's first Tartan Noir play at Ayr's Gaiety Theatre this week.