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I.properly a village festival: a revel, carousal, merry-making, Lat. comissatio, Hhymn., Theogn., etc.: it ended in the party parading the streets crowned, bearing torches, singing, dancing, and playing frolics, Ar.
II.a band of revellers, a jovial troop, Eur.:—metaph. a rout, band, κ. Ἐρινύων Aesch.; of an army, Eur., etc.
III.the ode sung at one of these festive processions, Pind.

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