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

  Celebrate \Cel"e*brate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Celebrated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Celebrating.] [L. celebratus, p. p. of
     celebrare to frequent, to celebrate, fr. celeber famous.]
     1. To extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the
        name of the Most High.
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     2. To honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and
        respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to
        observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday.
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              From even unto even shall ye celebrate your Sabbath.
                                                    --Lev. xxiii.
                                                    32.
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     3. To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn
        rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as,
        to celebrate a marriage.
  
     Syn: To commemorate; distinguish; honor.
  
     Usage: To Celebrate, Commemorate. We commemorate events
            which we desire to keep in remembrance, when we recall
            them by some special observace; as, to commemorate the
            death of our Savior. We celebrate by demonstrations of
            joy or solemnity or by appropriate ceremonies; as, to
            celebrate the birthday of our Independence.
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                  We are called upon to commemorate a revolution
                  as surprising in its manner as happy in its
                  consequences.                     --Atterbury.
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                  Earth, water, air, and fire, with feeling glee,
                  Exult to celebrate thy festival.  --Thomson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Celebrated \Cel"e*bra`ted\, a.
     Having celebrity; distinguished; renowned.
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           Celebrated for the politeness of his manners.
                                                    --Macaulay.
  
     Syn: Distinguished; famous; noted; famed; renowned;
          illustrious. See Distinguished.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  celebrated
      adj 1: widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a
             celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an
             illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned
             painter" [syn: celebrated, famed, far-famed,
             famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned]
      2: having an illustrious past [syn: celebrated, historied,
         storied]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "celebrated":
     acclaimed, conspicuous, distinguished, eminent, esteemed,
     estimable, exceptional, extraordinary, fabled, famed, famous,
     far-famed, far-heard, great, honored, illustrious, legendary,
     marked, memorable, much acclaimed, mythical, noble, notable, noted,
     noteworthy, notorious, of mark, of note, outstanding, popular,
     prestigious, prominent, rare, remarkable, rememberable, renowned,
     reputable, special, striking, talked-about, talked-of, telling,
     unforgettable, well-known
  
  

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