Extravaganza

Ex*trav`a*gan"za

(?), n. [Extravagance with an Italian ending: cf. It. stravaganza.] 1. A composition, as in music, or in the drama, designed to produce effect by its wild irregularity; esp., a musical caricature.
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2. An extravagant flight of sentiment or language.
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3. a lavish or spectacular show or event, or presentation; as, Disney staged an extravaganza in Central Park that drew many thousands.
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