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English definition of “merriment”

merriment

noun [U]     /ˈmer.i.mənt/
an occasion when people laugh or have an enjoyable time together: Sounds of merriment came from the kitchen. His unusual name has long been a source of merriment among his friends.General words for fun
(Definition of merriment noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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