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 for Beltane
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beltane \Bel"tane\, n. [Gael. bealltainn, bealltuinn.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The first day of May (Old Style).
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The quarter-days anciently in Scotland were
              Hallowmas, Candlemas, Beltane, and Lammas. --New
                                                    English Dict.
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     2. A festival of the heathen Celts on the first day of May,
        in the observance of which great bonfires were kindled. It
        still exists in a modified form in some parts of Scotland
        and Ireland.
        [1913 Webster]

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