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or•gy



Pronunciation: (ôr'jē), [key]
n.,
pl. -gies.

1. wild, drunken or licentious festivity or revelry.
2. any actions or proceedings marked by unbridled indulgence of passions: an orgy of killing.
3. orgies,(in ancient Greece) esoteric religious rituals, esp. in the worship of Demeter or Dionysus, characterized in later times by wild dancing, singing, and drinking.
4. Informal.a boisterous, rowdy party.

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