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  • n  an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn
  • n  a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

  • How did the nightly saturnalia at Stonewall produce protests that would kick start the modern gay-rights movement? The uprising was inspirited by a potent cocktail of pent-up rage .
  • It's now possible to try to reconstruct their motivations--a task made more urgent by the saturnalia of lawmaking under way.
  • For the occasion, Conservatives predicted a socialist saturnalia.
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  • Plainfields' UNICO set to hold fundraiser screening
    “Saturnalia,” an independent film featuring South Plainfield’s Renato Biribin, will be shown at the South Plainfield Senior Center on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., as part of a fundraiser to in part benefit Plainfields’ UNICO and the UNICO National...
    June 18, 2013 - The Somerset Messenger-Gazette

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