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extravaganza


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extravaganza  \Ex*trav`a*gan"za\,  n.  [Extravagance  with  an 
  Italian  ending:  cf  It  stravaganza.] 
  1.  A  composition,  as  in  music,  or  in  the  drama,  designed  to 
  produce  effect  by  its  wild  irregularity;  esp.,  a  musical 
  caricature. 
 
  2.  An  extravagant  flight  of  sentiment  or  language. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extravaganza 
  n  :  any  lavishly  staged  or  spectacular  entertainment 




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