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  • 1 bacchanals — bac·cha·nal || bækÉ™nl n. drunk, hedonist; wild party; follower of the god Bacchus …

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  • 2 bacchanals — n. pl. Revelry, revels, orgies, carousal, debauch, drunken frolic, potation, compotation, wassail, Saturnalia, drunken feasts …

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  • 3 bacchanals — bacchanāˈlia or bacchˈanals plural noun 1. Orgiastic feasts in honour of Bacchus 2. Drunken revels • • • Main Entry: ↑Bacchus …

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  • 5 Pub names — The sign of the Saracen s Head in Broad Street, Bath, England …

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  • 6 Poussin, Nicolas — born 1594, Villers, France died Nov. 19, 1665, Rome, Papal States French painter. Except for two years as court painter to Louis XIII, he spent his entire career in Rome, where he became an admirer of ancient Roman civilization. In early works,… …

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  • 7 Bacchanal — Bac cha*nal (b[a^]k k[.a]*nal), n. 1. A devotee of Bacchus; one who indulges in drunken revels; one who is noisy and riotous when intoxicated; a carouser. Tipsy bacchanals. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. The festival of Bacchus; the bacchanalia.… …

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  • 8 Bacchanalianism — Bac cha*na li*an*ism, n. The practice of bacchanalians; bacchanals; drunken revelry. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Public house — Not to be confused with Public housing. A thatched country pub, The Williams Arms, near Braunton, North Devon, England …

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  • 13 Dionysian Mysteries — Dionysus in Bacchus by Caravaggio The Dionysian Mysteries were a ritual of ancient Greece and Rome which used intoxicants and other trance inducing techniques (like dance and music) to remove inhibitions and social constraints, liberating the… …

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  • 17 Giulio Carpioni — (1613 29 January 1678) was an Italian painter and etcher of the early Baroque era. Born probably in Venice, Carpioni studied under Alessandro Varotari ( il Padovanino ) and was also infuenced by the work of Simone Cantarini, Carlo Saraceni and… …

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  • 20 Webster Hall Punta Cana — Webster Hall Punta Cana:The nightclub is the largest in the Caribbean offering two floors, with three different concept rooms and an award winning sound system. Location: Webster Hall in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is located in the commercial …

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