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  • n  a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity

  • So the premiere next month at an Austin film festival of a feature-length movie that depicts Governor Bush merrymaking with journalists aboard his presidential campaign plane in .
  • In place of the merrymaking, Jerusalem is celebrating the kind of Hanukkah that Judah Maccabee would find to his liking.
  • For four days, the capital will whirl sedately with genteel Republican merrymaking, beginning with an All-American Gala in the District of Columbia Armory, produced by Ed McMahon .
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  • The Week[end]: July 12-14, 2013
    Summer in Madison reaches its zenith this weekend with outdoor merrymaking at La Fête de Marquette, Opera in the Park, Art Fair on the Square, and Art Fair off the Square. The calendar also includes...
    July 12, 2013 - Isthmus

  • Heribert Rech in AFP
    Night-time alcoholic merrymaking in public is often the cause of vulgar behaviour, fights and other violent crime,Heribert Rech, the state's interior minister, said in Stuttgart.
  • Bayani Fernando in Sun.Star
    Drinking is part of merrymaking, but drinking and driving don't mix. Alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes kill someone almost every hour and non-fatally injured someone every five minutes,Fernando added.
  • John Lithgow in (subscription)
    I've been involved with Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories in the past, and I'm thrilled to have my characters on a specially illustrated box,said Lithgow. "But even more than the merrymaking and revelry with Marsupial Sue, Micawber, and...

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