Meaning of “pandemonium” in the English Dictionary

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"pandemonium" in British English

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pandemoniumnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpæn.dəˈməʊ.ni.əm/ us /ˌpæn.dəˈmoʊ.ni.əm/

a situation in which there is a lot of noise and confusion because people are excited, angry, or frightened:

Pandemonium reigned in the hall as the unbelievable election results were read out.
the pandemonium of the school playground

(Definition of “pandemonium” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pandemonium" in American English

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pandemoniumnoun [ U ]

us /ˌpæn·dəˈmoʊ·ni·əm/

noisy confusion and wild excitement:

Pandemonium erupted in the courtroom when the verdict was read.

(Definition of “pandemonium” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)