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Di•o•ny•si•a



Pronunciation: (dī"u-nish'ē-u, -nis'-), [key]
n.pl.
the orgiastic and dramatic festivals held periodically in honor of Dionysus, esp. those in Attica, from which Greek comedy and tragedy developed. Cf. Greater Dionysia, Lesser Dionysia.

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