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The festive season has got underway in Rio de Janeiro in spectacular style.
The world's largest floating Christmas tree has been lit up in the heart of the city.
Over 100,000 people flocked to the lagoon to watch a six-minute fireworks show. It's become one of Rio's main tourist attractions.
This year, the decorations on the 85 metre-high structure have been based on the four seasons.
- the festive season
the Christmas and New Year period
- lit up
- flocked to
travelled in great numbers
- fireworks show
display of colourful explosives used for entertainment
things used to make something look more attractive