nounWord forms: plural ˌSaturˈnalias or ˌSaturˈnalia
2. [s-] [occas. with pl. v.]
any period or occasion of unrestrained
, often orgiastic, revelry
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Word origin of 'Saturnalia'L, neut. pl. of Saturnalis, of Saturn