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noun
the entertainment of guests for one or more nights at one's home, a fraternity or sorority house, etc.
the guests at such an affair or party: The house party goes sailing today.
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Origin of house party

First recorded in 1875–80
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house party

noun
a party, usually in a country house, at which guests are invited to stay for several days
the guests who are invited
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