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English definition of “bacchanalian”


adjective     /ˌbæk.əˈneɪ.li.ən/ literary
(especially of a party) involving a lot of drinking of alcohol, uncontrolled behaviour, and possibly sexual activity: a bacchanalian orgyCelebrating and entertaining
(Definition of bacchanalian adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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