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Matronalia

[mey-truh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh, ma-] /ˌmeɪ trəˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə, ˌmæ-/
noun, plural Matronalialia, Matronalialias. (sometimes used with a plural verb)
1.
an annual festival of ancient Rome held by matrons in honor of Juno.
Origin of Matronalia
1700-1710
1700-10; < Latin Mātrōnālia (festa), neuter plural of mātrōnālis of, belonging to a married woman. See matron, -al1
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