concert party


noun British.

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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British Dictionary definitions for concert party

concert party

noun

a musical entertainment popular in the early 20th century, esp one at a British seaside resort
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