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Saturnalia

Sat·ur·na·li·a / ˌsatərˈnālēə; -nālyə/ • n. [treated as sing. or pl.] the ancient Roman festival of Saturn in December, which was a period of general merrymaking and was the predecessor of Christmas. ∎  (saturnalia) an occasion of wild revelry. DERIVATIVES: sat·ur·na·li·an adj.

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Saturnalia

Saturnalia the ancient Roman festival of Saturn in December, which was a period of general merrymaking and was the predecessor of Christmas; the unrestrained revelry of the original festival extended even to slaves.

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Saturnalia

Saturnalia: see Saturn, in Roman religion.

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Saturnalia

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