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bacchanalian


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bacchanalian  \Bac`cha*na"li*an\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  festival  of  Bacchus;  relating  to  or 
  given  to  reveling  and  drunkenness. 
 
  Even  bacchanalian  madness  has  its  charms.  --Cowper. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bacchanalian  \Bac`cha*na"li*an\,  n. 
  A  bacchanal;  a  drunken  reveler. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bacchanalian 
  adj  :  used  of  riotously  drunken  merrymaking;  "a  night  of 
  bacchanalian  revelry";  "carousing  bands  of  drunken 
  soldiers";  "orgiastic  festivity"  [syn:  {bacchanal},  {bacchic}, 
  {carousing},  {orgiastic}] 




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