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concert party

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noun British.
  1. a form of theatrical entertainment popular at seaside resorts, in which specialty acts, songs, dances, etc., are presented.
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Origin of concert party

First recorded in 1880–85
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concert party

noun
  1. a musical entertainment popular in the early 20th century, esp one at a British seaside resort
  2. stock exchange informal a group of individuals or companies who secretly agree to purchase shares separately in a particular company, which they plan to amalgamate later into a single holding: a malpractice that is illegal in some countries
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