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Noun: saturnalia  ,sa-tu(r)'neyl-yu [N. Amer], ,sa-tu(r)'ney-lee-u [Brit]
  1. A wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    - orgy, debauch, debauchery, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry
Noun: Saturnalia  ,sa-tu(r)'neyl-yu [N. Amer], ,sa-tu(r)'ney-lee-u [Brit]
  1. An orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honour of Saturn

Derived forms: Saturnalias, saturnalias

Type of: festival, fete, fĂȘte, revel, revelry

Encyclopedia: Saturnalia