Roman holiday

noun

Definition of Roman holiday

1 : a time of debauchery or of sadistic enjoyment
2 : a destructive or tumultuous disturbance : riot

First Known Use of Roman holiday

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Roman holiday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Roman%20holiday. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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