bacchanalia

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noun bac·cha·na·lia \ ˌba-kə-ˈnāl-yə , ˌbä- \

Definition of bacchanalia

plural bacchanalia
1 Bacchanalia plural :a Roman festival of Bacchus celebrated with dancing, song, and revelry
2 a :orgy 2
b :orgy 3

bacchanalian

play \-ˈnāl-yən\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of bacchanalia

Latin, from Bacchus


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