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jollification

[ jol-uh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌdʒɒl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

jolly merrymaking; jolly festivity.

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Origin of jollification

First recorded in 1800–10; jolly + -fication

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British Dictionary definitions for jollification

jollification
/ (ˌdʒɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun

a merry festivity
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