Definitions for bacchanaliaˌbæk əˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dionysia, Bacchanalia(noun)

    an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)

  2. orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry(noun)

    a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Bacchanalia(Noun)

    A feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus.

  2. Bacchanalia(Noun)

    Hence: A drunken feast; drunken revels; an orgy.

  3. bacchanalia(Noun)

    A wild, orgiastic party or celebration.

  4. Origin: From Bacchanalia.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Bacchanalia

    a feast or an orgy in honor of Bacchus

  2. Bacchanalia

    hence: A drunken feast; drunken reveler

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  1. Bacchanalia

    The bacchanalia were wild and mystic festivals of the Greco-Roman god Bacchus, the wine god. The term has since come to describe any form of drunken revelry.

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