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The period in American history between World Wars I and II, particularly the 1920s, characterized especially by the rising popularity of jazz and by the open pursuit of social pleasures.
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(Historical Terms) the jazz age (often capitals) (esp in the US) the period between the end of World War I and the beginning of the Depression during which jazz became popular
[C20: popularized by F. Scott Fitzgerald, who called a collection of his short stories Tales of the Jazz Age (1922)]
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|Noun||1.||Jazz Age - the 1920s in the United States characterized in the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald as a period of wealth, youthful exuberance, and carefree hedonism|
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