corroboree


cor·rob·o·ree

noun \kə-ˈr-bə-rē, -ˈrä-\

Definition of CORROBOREE

1
:  a nocturnal festivity with songs and symbolic dances by which the Australian aborigines celebrate events of importance
2
Australian
a :  a noisy festivity
b :  tumult

Examples of CORROBOREE

  1. <quite a corroboree when Britain's royal couple paid a visit to Sydney>

Origin of CORROBOREE

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) garaabara
First Known Use: 1811

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