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Meaning of EXTRAVAGANZA

Pronunciation:  ik`stravu'ganzu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any lavishly staged or spectacular entertainment
 

EXTRAVAGANZA is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: amusement, entertainment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*trav`a*gan"za\, n. [Extravagance with an
Italian ending: cf. It. stravaganza.]
1. A composition, as in music, or in the drama, designed to
   produce effect by its wild irregularity; esp., a musical
   caricature.

2. An extravagant flight of sentiment or language.

 
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