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cor·rob·o·ree

 (kə-rŏb′ə-rē)
n.
1. An Australian Aboriginal dance festival held at night, especially in celebration of an important event.
2. Australian
a. A large, noisy celebration.
b. A great tumult; a disturbance.

[From Dharuk garabari.]

corroboree

(kəˈrɒbərɪ)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a native assembly of sacred, festive, or warlike character
2. informal any noisy gathering
[C19: from a native Australian language]

cor•rob•o•ree

or cor•rob•bo•ree

(kəˈrɒb ə ri)

n., pl. -rees. Australian.
1. an assembly of Aborigines typified by singing and dancing, sometimes associated with traditional sacred rites.
2. a boisterous social gathering.
[1793; < Dharuk ga-ra-ba-ra dance]

corroboree

- A large, noisy gathering.
See also related terms for noisy.

Corroboree

 a hilarious assembly, based on the Australian dance, 1793.
Examples: large chattering corrobories . . . of kingfishers, 1885; of lyrebirds, 1892.
Translations

corroboree

n (Austral) Tanzritual der Aborigines (fig) → rauschendes Fest
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