block party


Definition of block party

: an outdoor public party put on by the residents of a city block or neighborhood

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Recent Examples on the Web Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 result within 72 hours are required to attend the block party. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 14 Oct. 2021 The block party will be 6-11 p.m. nearby on Pine Street, with the outdoor dining experience (reservations required) from 6:30-8 p.m. Info: Flickering lights. Matthew J. Palm,, 29 Sep. 2021 People at the block party signed a poster welcoming the new residents of 29 Oak Street., 15 Aug. 2021 An outdoor block party will feature drinks, spooky art and entertainment. Matthew J. Palm,, 29 Sep. 2021 Directly following the parade, a block party begins in front of Suffield Middle School with food, games and post-parade merriment., 22 Sep. 2021 One person died and five others suffered gunshot wounds after a raucous block party turned violent on Memorial Day in Garfield Heights. Olivia Mitchell, cleveland, 1 June 2021 Other extras will play ramp models, Santa Claus, nurses, a yoga class and attendees at a block party. Susan Dunne,, 2 Sep. 2021 Wisconsin athletic director Chris McIntosh, appearing last week at UW’s block party in the Deer District in Milwaukee, was asked what the Big Ten could look like in five years. Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of block party

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of block party was in 1907

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23 Oct 2021

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“Block party.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of block party

: a party that is held outdoors for all the people who live in a neighborhood or city block


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