Matronalia

[ mey-truh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh, ma- ]
/ ˌmeɪ trəˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə, ˌmæ- /

noun, plural Ma·tron·al·i·al·i·a, Ma·tron·al·i·al·i·as.(sometimes used with a plural verb)

an annual festival of ancient Rome held by matrons in honor of Juno.

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Origin of Matronalia

1700–10; <Latin Mātrōnālia (festa), neuter plural of mātrōnālis of, belonging to a married woman. See matron, -al1
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