Definition of the Durham Miners' Gala from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Durham Miners' Gala

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an occasion every year when the miners of Durham, England, parade through the streets of the town. There are colourful displays, traditional brass bands, etc. The procession is led by leading members of the Labour Party and of the NUM. It is held on the second Saturday in July.