St Patrick's Day

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St. Patricks Day : 

St. Patricks Day

Celebrated on 17th March, the date on which St. Patrick died. : 

Celebrated on 17th March, the date on which St. Patrick died.

A national holiday for the Irish people,... : 

A national holiday for the Irish people,...

..also celebrated in Canada, UK, Australia, USA, and New Zealand. : 

..also celebrated in Canada, UK, Australia, USA, and New Zealand.

Celebrations are generally themed around all things green and Irish. : 

Celebrations are generally themed around all things green and Irish.

There is a famous phrase, "Everyone wants to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day." : 

There is a famous phrase, "Everyone wants to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day."

Irish families traditionally wear green and attend church in the morning,... : 

Irish families traditionally wear green and attend church in the morning,...

...and celebrate in the afternoon. : 

...and celebrate in the afternoon.

Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived on this day... : 

Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived on this day...

...and people would dance, drink,... : 

...and people would dance, drink,...

...and feast—on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage. : 

...and feast—on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage.

Nowadays, families attend the parade. : 

Nowadays, families attend the parade.

The Shamrock, Snake and Leprechaun is the symbol of St. Patrick's Day... : 

The Shamrock, Snake and Leprechaun is the symbol of St. Patrick's Day...

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