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English noun: Bacchanalia

1. Bacchanalia (act) an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)


SynonymsDionysia


Broader (hypernym)festival, fete

2. bacchanalia (act) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity


Synonymsbacchanal, debauch, debauchery, drunken revelry, orgy, riot, saturnalia


Broader (hypernym)revel, revelry









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