Roman holiday

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Roman holiday was in 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Roman holiday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Roman%20holiday. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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