saturnalia

  • 1 Saturnalia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Saturnalia puede referirse a: Saturnalia, un género representado por una única especie de dinosaurio sauropodomorfo; Saturnalia, una festividad romana. Saturnalia, una escultura realizada por el italiano Ernesto… …

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  • 2 SATURNALIA — festa 5. aut 7. dierum mense Decembri Saturno dicata, quibus Romam synthesin vestem sumebant, servisque discumbentibus inserviebant: muneraque ultro citroque mitti solebant. Unde Strenarum origo. Vide Fungerum in Saturnus, Lips. l. 2. Saturnal.… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 3 Saturnalĭa — Saturnalĭa, 1) altitalisches Erntefest, welches als Erinnerungsfest an Saturn, welcher den Ackerbau u. andere den Menschen nützliche Einrichtungen eingeführt haben sollte, gefeiert wurde. Regelmäßig gefeiert wurde es erst 494 v. Chr. u. 217 v.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Saturnalia — ist die Bezeichnung für: ein altrömisches Fest, siehe Saturnalien ein literarisches Werk, siehe Ambrosius Theodosius Macrobius sowie Lukian von Samosata einen Echsenbeckendinosaurier, siehe Saturnalia (Dinosaurier) Dies …

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  • 5 saturnalia — (n.) time of merrymaking, 1590s, from L. Saturnalia, ancient Roman festival of Saturn (held in December), a time of merrymaking for all, from neuter plural of adjective Saturnalis pertaining to Saturn, from Saturnus (see SATURN (Cf. Saturn)). The …

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  • 6 Saturnalia — [sat΄ər nā′lē ə, sat΄ərnāl′yə] n. pl. Saturnalias or Saturnalia [L, neut. pl. of Saturnalis, of Saturn] 1. [occas. with pl. v.] the ancient Roman festival of Saturn, held about Dec. 17, with general feasting and revelry in celebration of the… …

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  • 7 Saturnalia — Sat ur*na li*a, n. pl. [L. See {Saturn}.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) The festival of Saturn, celebrated in December, originally during one day, but afterward during seven days, as a period of unrestrained license and merriment for all classes, extending… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Saturnalia — Infobox Holiday holiday name = Saturnalia type = Pagan longtype = Pagan, Historical caption = observedby = Ancient Romans date = December 17 celebrations = The dedication of the Temple of Saturn observances = relatedto = Saturnalia is the feast… …

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  • 9 Saturnalia — Saturnalian, adj. /sat euhr nay lee euh, nayl yeuh/, n., pl. Saturnalia, Saturnalias. 1. (sometimes used with a pl. v.) the festival of Saturn, celebrated in December in ancient Rome as a time of unrestrained merrymaking. 2. (l.c.) unrestrained… …

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  • 10 saturnalia — UK [ˌsætə(r)ˈneɪlɪə] / US [ˌsætərˈneɪlɪə] noun [countable] Word forms saturnalia : singular saturnalia plural saturnalias literary a party or festival during which people drink a lot of alcohol and behave in an uncontrolled way …

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  • 11 saturnalia — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: Latin, from neuter plural of saturnalis of Saturn, from Saturnus Date: 1591 1. capitalized the festival of Saturn in ancient Rome beginning on December 17 2. singular, plural… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 saturnalia — noun /ˌsætəˈneɪliə,ˌsætɚˈneɪliə,ˌsætɚˈneɪljə/ A period or occasion of general license, in which the passions or vices have riotous indulgence; a period of unrestrained revelry. 2001. We advanced into the main hall, already aroar with a saturnalia …

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  • 13 Saturnalia — noun /ˌsætəˈneɪliə,ˌsætɚˈneɪliə,ˌsætɚˈneɪljə/ A holiday to mark the winter solstice. Saturn was an ancient Italian deity. It was attempted to identify him with the Grecian god Cronos, and fabled that after his dethronement by Jupiter he fled to… …

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  • 14 Saturnalia — La Saturnalia era una importante festividad romana en honor al dios Saturno. Esta era la fiesta pagana más estrechamente asociada con la Navidad. También llamadas Saturnalias o Saturnales, se celebraba del 17 al 23 de diciembre en honor a Saturno …

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  • 15 Saturnalia — [ˌsatə neɪlɪə] noun [treated as sing. or plural] the ancient Roman festival of Saturn in December, a period of unrestrained merrymaking. ↘(saturnalia) an occasion of wild revelry. Derivatives saturnalian adjective Origin L., lit. matters relating …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 Saturnalia — Sat•ur•na•li•a [[t]ˌsæt ərˈneɪ li ə, ˈneɪl yə[/t]] n. pl. li•a, li•as 1) anq (sometimes used with a pl. v.) the festival of Saturn, celebrated in December in ancient Rome as a time of unrestrained merrymaking 2) (l.c.) any unrestrained revelry;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 saturnalia — /sætəˈneɪljə / (say satuh naylyuh) plural noun any period of unrestrained revelry. {from Saturnalia, the Roman festival in honour of Saturn1, observed as a time of general feasting and unrestrained merrymaking} –saturnalian, adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 saturnalia — n. (pl. same or saturnalias) 1 (usu. Saturnalia) Rom.Hist. the festival of Saturn in December, characterized by unrestrained merrymaking for all, the predecessor of Christmas. 2 (as sing. or pl.) a scene of wild revelry or tumult; an orgy.… …

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  • 19 Saturnalia — n. (pl. same or saturnalias) 1 (usu. Saturnalia) Rom.Hist. the festival of Saturn in December, characterized by unrestrained merrymaking for all, the predecessor of Christmas. 2 (as sing. or pl.) a scene of wild revelry or tumult; an orgy.… …

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  • 20 SATURNALIA —    a festival in ancient Rome in honour of Saturn, in which all classes, free and bond, and young and old, enjoyed and indulged in all kinds of merriment without restraint …

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