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extravaganza

[ ik-strav-uh-gan-zuh ]
/ ɪkˌstræv əˈgæn zə /
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noun

a musical or dramatic composition or production, as comic opera or musical comedy, marked by a loose structure, a frivolous theme, and elaborate costuming and staging.
any lavish or opulent show, event, assemblage, etc.:an extravaganza of new housewares on the twelfth floor.

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Origin of extravaganza

1745–55; alteration of Italian (e)stravaganza extravagance
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British Dictionary definitions for extravaganza

extravaganza
/ (ɪkˌstrævəˈɡænzə) /

noun

an elaborately staged and costumed light entertainment
any lavish or fanciful display, literary or other composition, etc
C18: from Italian: extravagance
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