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English definition of “merrymaking”

merrymaking

noun [U] uk   /ˈmer.iˌmeɪ.kiŋ/ literary us  
the act of celebrating and having an enjoyable time: The eating, drinking, and merrymaking went on late into the night.Celebrating and entertaining
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