Definitions

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  • n. A festival; a public assembly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A festival; a public assembly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A festival; a public meeting.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek. See panegyric.

Examples

  • If you fall into a crowd, call it a celebration of games, a panegyris, a festival: try to enjoy the festival with other men.

    The Discourses of Epictetus

  • Suppose that you are at Olympia: imagine it to be a panegyris, where one is calling out one thing, another is doing another thing, and a third is pushing another person: in the baths there is a crowd: and who of us is not pleased with this assembly and leaves it unwillingly, Be not difficult to please nor fastidious about what happens.

    The Discourses of Epictetus

  • Eft mihi i manum panegyris Calovio die fua nacali fep - lagefima quarca habica acque eo morcuo cy -

    Opera omnia sanctorum patrum Latinorum

  • This was at that period the sole actual _panegyris_. [national festivall

    Prolegomena

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