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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Beltane \Bel"tane\, n. [Gael. bealltainn, bealltuinn.]
1. The first day of May (Old Style).
The quarter-days anciently in Scotland were
Hallowmas, Candlemas, Beltane, and Lammas. --New
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
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