extravaganza

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from Italian (e)stravaganza by similarity to extravagant

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extravaganza (plural extravaganzas or extravaganze)

  1. An extravagant or eccentric piece of music, literature, or drama.
  2. An instance of fantastical, unrestrained, lavish, or chaotic behaviour or conduct.
    The bride had her heart set on a simple wedding, but her parents insisted on a three-hundred-guest extravaganza.

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