Bara a festival formerly celebrated with much magnificence at Messina, in Sicily, representing the Assumption (q.v.) of the Virgin Mary. The word was also employed as the designation of a huge machine exhibited during the festival. It was fifty feet high, and at the top of it was a girl fourteen years of age representing the Virgin, and standing on the hand of an image of Jesus Christ .

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